Lost Child: Sayon's Journey


The Center for the Study of Genocide and Human Rights; The Gardner Documentary Group; The Documentation Center of Cambodia; & The Division of Global Affairs 


Screening and Discussion

Thursday, September 19, 2013

6 to 8 p.m.

Dana Room, 4th Fl., John Cotton Dana Library, Rutgers-Newark,

185 University Ave.



With Special Guests: Sayon Soeun, filmmaker Janet Gardner, co-producer Sopheap Theam, and Dr. Alex Hinton, director of CGHR and consultant on the film.


Lost Child – Sayon’s Journey tells the story of Sayon Soeun as he returns to his homeland to confront his experiences as a Khmer Rouge child soldier during Cambodia’s darkest hour, what he witnessed, and struggled with as he came of age. Winner of a 2013 Cine Golden Eagle Award, Lost Child is a compelling, provocative look at one of the world’s worst genocides through the eyes of one of its youngest witnesses. Meet Sayon Soeun, who now lives in Lowell, Mass., where he runs the nonprofit Light of Cambodian Children.


More information:  ncas.rutgers.edu/cghr, lostchildthefilm.org