Last Night I Saw You Smiling (USA, 2018) [CAAMFest 2019]

Built in 1963 near the Bassac River in Phenom Penh, the White building was one of the major examples of New Khmer Architecture. This emblematic apartment block home survived the Khmer Rouge and was home […]

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Last Night I Saw You Smiling (USA, 2019) [CAAMFest 2019]

Kavich Neang’s documentary Last Night I Saw You Smiling concerns the almost 500 families forced to leave the iconic White Building in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Neang, in his first feature-length work, follows a few families, […]

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on May, 05 · in Reviews

Diamond Island (Cambodia, 2016) [Aperture 2018]

Davy Chou’s first narrative feature Diamond Island is named after a luxury development over the bridge from Phnom Penh, the capital city of Cambodia. Hyped as a place of residential opulence and leisurely pleasure, it’s […]

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Cambodian Textiles (Cambodia/Japan, 2018)

Light and shadows play on greenery and fabrics. Ants crawl in single file on panels of wood furniture. With its circular structure of montages of objects, shadows, and spaces, which begin and end the film, […]

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on Mar, 24 · in Reviews

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