NOVA/DC – Screening of Docu “Angkor Awakens” – May 8

The Wilson Center presents:

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.

Monday, May 8, 2017
7:30-10:00 pm

Landmark Theater, E Street Cinema 555 11th Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20004
Entrance on E Street between 10th & 11th Streets NW

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.

Panel:

Robert H. Lieberman
Director, “Angkor Awakens”

Kunthary de Gaiffier
World Bank retiree

Moderator:

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.

To RSVP:

http://pages.wilsoncenter.org/05.08.17CambodianFilm_Registration.html