“Shining a Light on Cambodia’s Memory, Resilience and Innovation: An Actress-led Discussion in NY”

Angelina Jolie - 'Light After Darkness: Memory, Resilience and Renewal in Cambodia' discussion in NY

The renowned actress, director, and humanitarian, Angelina Jolie, engaged in a captivating dialogue titled ‘Illumination after Obscurity: Recollection, Endurance, and Restoration in Cambodia’ in New York. The discussion offered a platform for Jolie, recognized for her unwavering commitment to assisting others, to express her personal perspectives and encounters with Cambodia, a nation that holds a distinctive significance in her life.

Angelina Jolie expressed her deep appreciation for Cambodia and its people in a recent discussion. Being a UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador, she has contributed to the development of the country through different endeavors. Her debut as a director in the movie “First They Killed My Father” highlights the tragic events of the Cambodian genocide and its aftermath.

Jolie has demonstrated her dedication to promoting knowledge about Cambodia’s past and ongoing endeavors to rebuild the nation through her active participation in the Maddox Jolie-Pitt Foundation. The foundation, which is named after her oldest son who was born in Cambodia, focuses on improving healthcare, preserving the environment, and enhancing the quality of life for the local community.

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