HONORS

FOUR CHILDREN, a Play
When Broken Glass Floats is a part of  a one-act play entitled, FOUR CHILDREN.

The play is centered around the diary excerpts of  four young people who lived through horrific experiences like the Holocaust, Rwanda, Khmer Rouge and Sarajevo.

The world premier of the play will take place Fall of 2021 at City Stage, part of Kansas City's historic Union Station, to coincide with a visit of  the international traveling museum exhibit "Auschwitz. Not Long Ago. Not Far Away," currently on display at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York.

The play will be available for licensing by theater companies around the world.
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Celebrating the 2021 International Women's Day and Women's History Month
With the International Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies,  Toronto, On, Canada

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Institutions and classes that use my memoir.

Recording My Life Story for the Idaho Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial

On May 4, 2018, I was asked to record an audio track of my life story for the Memorial to represent the Cambodian genocide.  

Genocide Survivors audio box in Anne Fra

The audio box at the Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial where visitors from all other world can listen to my life story and stories from other genocide survivors from Rwanda, Armenia and Bosnia by pressing a button. Press the play button below to listen to my story.

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“Ms. Him,

The Wassmuth Center for Human Rights in Boise is the builder and home of the Idaho Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial .  The Memorial is a world-class education park visited by over 120,000 annually.... 

 

The Center developed an international outreach program in which we distribute bicycles and backpacks to village school children in Cambodia.  Last week we distributed 200 bicycles in remote schools three hours out of Battambang. The people of Cambodia are near and dear to our work, adding your story in the Memorial will enable us to bring a powerful Cambodian voice to Boise.”

Dan Prinzing, Executive Director of the Wassmuth Center

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Holocaust Memorial Day 2017 UK Commemorative Ceremony

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Only January 27, 2017, my life story was highlighted with the Holocaust survivor and Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel's at the Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) in London.

 

HMD is the day for everyone to remember the millions of people killed in the Holocaust, Nazi Persecution and the subsequent genocides in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia, and Darfur.  January marks the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest Nazi death camp.

 

The theme for Holocaust Memorial Day 2017 is: How can life go on? The aftermath of the Holocaust and of subsequent genocides continues to raise challenging questions for individuals, communities and nations. HMD 2017 asked everyone to think about what happens after genocide and of our own responsibilities in the wake of such a crime.

The Will To Live, a film by Anne Gyrithe Bonne

 

Against the backdrop of ordinary people living in South Africa, Honduras, and America, this film portrays the extraordinary lives of Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Human Rights defender Dr. Juan Almendares and child survivor/social activist Chanrithy Him.

The Will To Live, Part I

Director Anne Gyrithe Bonne filmed Archbishop Desmond Tutu three days after she and her film crew landed in South Africa on September 11, 2011.  Later, she journeyed to Honduras . . . .

The Will To Live, Part II

Ms. Bonne filmed the life of human rights defender and medical doctor Dr. Juan Almendares of Honduras.  Later, she went to America to conclude her filming . . . .

 

The Will To Live, Part III

She followed Chanrithy Him from Eugene, Oregon to New York while Chanrithy spoke about her memoir and performed Cambodian classical dance at St. Bonaventure University, College of Staten Island, and the Asia Society in Manhattan.