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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.


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.