Sadec 1965: A Love Story

How can we find true, sustained love when we failed to receive it? This is the question Sadec 1965 attempts to answer. After finding out that her estranged father has cancer, Flora goes on a 6-week solo motorcycle trip through Vietnam, her father's homeland, to make sense of her difficult relationship with him. Her search for answers will take her on an incredible journey through time and space, allowing her memories to take on a new meaning.

General/All Ages
Solo Performance, Storytelling, Theatre
Redline Contemporary Art Center
2350 Arapahoe St, Denver, CO 80205

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Flora Le is a storyteller based in Washington, DC. She discovered storytelling in 2017 and has been growing as a storyteller ever since. In March 2019, Flora was selected to perform at Story District's Tuesday Show, attended by 400 people. She performed her #metoo story and received a standing ovation, a rare occurrence at such shows. Throughout her work, Flora uses her painful life experiences to create beautiful stories of resilience, forgiveness, personal transcendence, and love. Sadec 1965 is her first solo storytelling show. 

I saw Sadec 1965, a Love Story on Friday night and was completely engrossed in the storytelling. Flora weaves seamlessly between the timelines of her parallel narratives. The visual and gestural echoes between childhood and young adulthood in Canada and her motorcycle journey across Vietnam are masterful, bringing worlds with decades and oceans between them right side by side. It's heart-wrenching. It's poetic. And that makes those small, intimate moments of finding connection and levity all the more satisfying.
I saw this show at Atlanta Fringe & it was absolutely amazing. Flora’s story is powerful & exhilarating, & she is so honest and vulnerable throughout that you can’t help but be totally swept away. Just a fantastic piece of storytelling!
What a breathtaking, heartbreaking, awe-inspiring, deeply thoughtful piece of art. I cannot get this story out of my head. Thank you so much for sharing it with us.
Brace yourself! This is a non-stop hour of emotion and action, alternating between vignettes from a lifetime of trauma and the 3500-mile road trip Ms. Le takes on her motorcycle across Vietnam to try to bring peace to her own life and her remembrance of a difficult father. Funny in places, terrifying in others, in the end I was left in tears when I saw it in Cincinnati!
I caught this show in Atlanta, and it's extremely beautiful and funny. You get wrapped up in the journey right away. The discoveries she makes along the road are surprising and bittersweet. I loved it.
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Redline Contemporary Art Center

2350 Arapahoe St, Denver, CO 80205

Entrance: The main entrance is on the east side of the building off of 24th St.

Parking: There is some parking in the alley on the south side of the building, and street parking

Accessibility: There is a ramp to the main entrance and ADA bathrooms

Admission: You must show your ticket confirmation or purchase a ticket at the venue; all seating is general admission, audiences will wait in a queue before entry to the show