Victory Gardens Theater is proud to partner with Thavary Krouch for a special screening of the award-winning short film Bitter Melons. Sophia is a female link cook who is tasked with delivering bitter melon to her estranged father. The delivery doesn’t go as planned, but through personal encounters and challenges involving the bitter melons, she is forced to confront her past and connect with her heart, tribe, and cultural roots.
5:30-6:30 pm Join us for a pre-show reception with catering provided by Arun’s Thai and featuring a performance from Crossing Borders Music and Punisa Pov, Artist in Residence at the National Cambodian Heritage Museum & Killing Fields Memorial.
6:30-7:00 pm Screening of Bitter Melons
7:00-8:00 pm Q & A with the cast and crew from the film.