From the team that created “They Call It Myanmar” — a New York Times Critics’ Pick and Roger Ebert’s top documentary of 2012 comes…
“Angkor Awakens,” a captivating portrait of Cambodia and its people.
Containing stunning footage of the country, this film provides a window into the lives of young Cambodians as they strive to move beyond the country’s dark history.
The film features intimate interviews— including an unprecedented appearance by Cambodia’s Strongman/Prime Minister Hun Sen. It also examines Nixon and Kissinger’s secret bombing of Cambodia, which helped set the stage for the rise of the Khmer Rouge.
Robert H. Lieberman
Director, "Angkor Awakens"
Kunthary de Gaiffier
World Bank retiree
Robert M. Hathaway
Wilson Center Fellow and former Director of the Wilson Center's Asia Program
Tickets are complimentary for the first 50 guests who RSVP.