Courtesy of Kalyanee Mam


Inspired by their mother’s dream and the call of their ancestors, the film CEREMONY follows two sisters’ journey on foot to the heart of Cambodia to listen, make ceremony, celebrate, and retrace the path their family took when they fled their war-torn homeland. This sacred path of listening and remembering becomes their path of healing and finally coming home.

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