A Monk’s-Eye View of England, From Hamburgers to Human Rights

Venerable Luon Sovath spent two months touring the UK, with filmmaker Chris Kelly standing in as his “pagoda boy.”

Chris Kelly spent years following the Venerable Luon Sovath for his new documentary, A Cambodian Spring.

But when Sovath toured the UK for two months last year to help promote the movie, the Northern Irish filmmaker found himself taking on a new role: pagoda boy.

As Sovath strove to adhere to his strict monastic routine while staying in Kelly’s London apartment, Kelly, 37, tackled many of the tasks performed in Cambodian temples by the youngsters who serve as live-in monks’ helpers.

In full: https://www.voacambodia.com/a/a-monk-s-eye-view-of-england-from-hamburgers-to-human-rights/4763932.html

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