During a trip to Cambodia, writer Marie Desplechin met with Sothik Hok. He told her his childhood under the Khmer Rouge. From the memories and the voice of the Cambodian was born Sothik, a beautiful and sober book, illustrated by Tian and published in last September by L’Ecole des loisirs publishing house. The French Institute invites co-author and protagonist of the book, Sothik Hok, to tell us more about how they wrote his story.
As part of the French Language and Francophonie Week
Conference followed by a book signing session at Carnets d’Asie bookstore.
With Sothik Hok, co-author
Moderation: Pierre Gillette, journalist
Tuesday 14 March at 6:30pm
IFC movie theater