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New Film "Angkor Awakens" to Screen in San Francisco & Berkeley

  • 20 May 2017
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • The Grove, 2016 Fillmore Street, San Francisco, CA
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  • Ticket to the movie, the meet and great at The Grove there is no charge. Please buy your ticket from Landmark Clay Theater here:

Meet the director Bob Lieberman '62 an hour before the premier on Saturday, May 20th, at 6 p.m. at The Grove, 2016 Fillmore. We will all walk to the theater for the show at 7 p.m..

Special Event for Cornellians - Meet Cornell film director Robert Lieberman '62 at The Grove an hour before the show.  There will  be a question and answer event immediately after the showing.


Angkor Awakens - An Inside Look at Cambodia is an eye-opening documentary snapshot of a nation poised at a political and cultural tipping point.  It is premiering in the Bay Area from 

Following his celebrated film, “They Call It Myanmar,” Cornell Physicist and film director Robert H. Lieberman’s (’62) new documentary “Angkor Awakens” premiers nationwide this spring, with a 

May 19th - 25th week’s run at  San Francisco's Landmark Clay Theater and Berkeley's Landmark Shattuck Cinemas.

new film called “Angkor Awakens” that will be premiering at two different movie theaters in the Bay Area from May 19-25 - the Landmark Clay Theater in SF and the Landmark Shattuck Theater in Berkeley

There will be a Special Event meet the director for  Cornellians on Saturday, May 20th, at 6 pm.  at The Grove

 2016 Fillmore St an hour before the screening.

Date: Saturday May 20, 2017

Time: 6 P.M., screening at 7 P.M.

Location: The Grove @ 6, Landmark Clay Theater @ 7 

Cost: $10.50 per person; $8 Senior 62 & Over or Child under 12

Buy Your Tickets Here:

Please Contact Jay Schurman '78 with questions.

They Call It Myanmar” was a New York Times Critics’ Pick and was hailed by critic Roger Ebert as a 2012 top documentary. “Angkor Awakens” has already been receiving critical acclaim before its release.

Four years in the making Angkor Awakens builds on Cornell’s mission for International Engagement and includes appearances of key Cornell faculty.

To see a trailer from Angkor Awakens — The Promise of Cambodia go to:

New York Times

‘Angkor Awakens,’ a Blistering Account of Cambodia’s Painful Past… The graphic evidence here, in testimony on camera and in period photographs, is absolutely harrowing…  Deftly covering the history… it offers hope to a badly scarred nation.

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