Voices of NY Video: A Cambodian Temple in Bedford Park

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Juliette Essink and Neeltje Walgien

Wat Jotanaram, Bevor Park, the Bronx.

Every year at the end of October, the Cambodian community of New York city gathers in their Bronx temple to pay their respects, in keeping with their Buddhist faith. A typical row house in the Bedford Park neighborhood becomes a portal to a world many were forced to flee decades ago.

This City Limits film by Juliette Essink and Neeltje Walgien is part of a series of mini-documentaries for Voices of New York produced by students affiliated with the University of Applied Sciences in Utrecht, Netherlands.

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