"Angkor Awakens: A Portrait of Cambodia” - Film Screening & Panel Discussion | Wilson Center
Landmark Theater, E Street Cinema--- 555 11th Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20004

"Angkor Awakens: A Portrait of Cambodia” - Film Screening & Panel Discussion

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Angkor Awakens - Trailer from PhotoSynthesis Productions on Vimeo.

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.

This event is co-sponsored with Smithsonian Enterprises.


05-08-2017 Angkor Awakens Movie Screening



  • Robert Hathaway

    Global Fellow, Director Emeritus
    Former Director, Asia Program, Woodrow Wilson Center; Former Public Policy Fellow, Woodrow Wilson Center