Film

First They Killed My Father

When: Fri., Nov. 24 2017

A Cambodian-born American human-rights activist and lecturer, Loung Ung received widespread acclaim for her memoir, First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers. The national spokesperson for the Campaign for a Landmine-Free World, Ung was born in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. A survivor of what became known as "the Killing Fields," she now lives with her husband in Shaker Heights. Actress Angelina Jolie directs the new Netflix film based on the book. The film screens today at 3 p.m. at the Cleveland Museum of Art. Ung will be on hand for the screening, and admission is free. (Niesel)

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