'Angkor Awakes: A Portrait of Cambodia'. New documentary film.

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Re: 'Angkor Awakes: A Portrait of Cambodia'. New documentary film.

Post by kiwiincambodia » Thu Dec 22, 2016 10:09 am

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Re: 'Angkor Awakes: A Portrait of Cambodia'. New documentary film.

Post by Jamie_Lambo » Thu Dec 22, 2016 10:28 am

kiwiincambodia wrote:
Jamie_Lambo wrote:
kiwiincambodia wrote:
Jamie_Lambo wrote: ive got places to go and people to see tonight,
Whats her name?


*their....

come on how long you known me :twisted:
I just thought you were going to ease into it, don't want you to over exert yourself and pull a muscle or something. LOL

mate ive just had 3 weeks in Thailand, i've come here for a chill out, ya'know, like only every other night or something, i was a good boy last night and stayed in, ya'know, jet lag from flying from Thailand, tonight ive got the hassle of having to go out and show my face and drink, going to be a pain tbh, ive not come here to drink and chat up bar girls, ive come her to... oh.....
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Re: 'Angkor Awakes: A Portrait of Cambodia'. New documentary film.

Post by 2000rielpineapples » Thu Dec 22, 2016 5:54 pm

Jamie_Lambo wrote:
kiwiincambodia wrote:
Jamie_Lambo wrote:
kiwiincambodia wrote:
Jamie_Lambo wrote: ive got places to go and people to see tonight,
Whats her name?


*their....

come on how long you known me :twisted:
I just thought you were going to ease into it, don't want you to over exert yourself and pull a muscle or something. LOL

mate ive just had 3 weeks in Thailand, i've come here for a chill out, ya'know, like only every other night or something, i was a good boy last night and stayed in, ya'know, jet lag from flying from Thailand, tonight ive got the hassle of having to go out and show my face and drink, going to be a pain tbh, ive not come here to drink and chat up bar girls, ive come her to... oh.....
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Re: 'Angkor Awakes: A Portrait of Cambodia'. New documentary film.

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Sun May 07, 2017 3:29 am

The review from the New York Times:

Review: ‘Angkor Awakens,’ a Blistering Account of Cambodia’s Painful Past
Angkor Awakens: A Portrait of Cambodia
Updated 6 May 2016
NYT Critic’s Pick. Directed by Robert H. Lieberman. Documentary 1h 30m

The film wastes little time getting to that nightmare of genocidal self-destruction, but not before deftly covering the history preceding it: Cambodia’s prestige during the Angkor Empire in the ninth to 15th centuries; its years as a protectorate of France from the mid-19th century until its independence in 1953; a cultural flowering in the 1950s and early ’60s; and the impact of the United States’ bombing campaign during the Vietnam War. When a military coup in 1970 begot a government unfriendly to Communists, civil war ensued, presaging the ascendance of Pol Pot and the Communist Khmer Rouge in 1975.

And then, until 1979, came the horrors of a paranoid totalitarian dictatorship: the extermination of intellectuals; starvation; mass graves; the mountains of skulls made famous in the film “The Killing Fields.” An estimated two million perished. The graphic evidence here, in testimony on camera and in period photographs, is absolutely harrowing.

But “Angkor Awakens” concludes optimistically. Today, a young internet-savvy generation composes a majority. As that group deals with parents and grandparents still tormented by what one commentator calls “broken courage” — a form of post-traumatic stress — it offers hope to a badly scarred nation.
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