CTFF 2017 Official Selection: ANGKOR AWAKENS: A Portrait of Cambodia

SUNDAY, SEPT. 17th 2017 – ART THEATRE LONG BEACH: 2025 E. 4th Street. Long Beach, CA. 90814. – 9PM

ANGKOR AWAKEN: A Portrait of Cambodia
Director: Robert H. Lieberman

Cambodia / Documentary Feature / Khmer with English subtitles / 1 hr 30 mins
100% of proceed from this screening with be donated to Khmer Arts Academy & Khmer Alumni Association.

“Angkor Awakens: A Portrait of Cambodia” is an eye-opening snapshot of a nation poised at a political and cultural tipping point. Viewing the present through the lens of the country’s tangled history, the film follows the people of Cambodia as they fight to recover their culture and history in the wake of the Khmer Rouge genocide (1975-1979). Though the legacy of past violence and present-day repression lives on, it is counterbalanced by the hopes and aspirations of Cambodia’s new generation.



Robert H. Lieberman is a best-selling novelist and film director. He is also a longtime member of the Physics faculty at Cornell University.

Mr. Lieberman has six published novels, his newest is The Boys Of Truxton.

His previous film, They Call It Myanmar, was a New York Times Critics Pick and was named one of the top dozen films of 2012 by Roger Ebert.

They Call It Myanmar (Documentary feat. Aung San Suu Kyi)
Last Stop Kew Gardens (American children of Holocaust survivors)
Faces In A Famine (PBS film covering 1985 Ethiopian famine)
BoyceBall (Film depicting the creation of an original ballet)
Green Lights (Comedy)

Twitter: @BobLieberman
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