Kavich Neang, Last Night I Saw You Smiling (still), 2019. Video, 78 min


Director: Kavich Neang
Documentary | 78 min
Khmer with English and Arabic subtitles

Scheduled for demolition, the iconic White Building in the Cambodian city of Phnom Penh is home to many families and witness to both personal memories and the rapidly changing dynamic of the nation. This personal documentary depicts the stories of the residents, including the director’s father, who must accept the coming change and prepare for the inevitable relocation.

This film received the NETPAC Award, IFFR Bright Future Competition, Rotterdam (2019); Special Jury Prize, Jeonju International Film Festival, South Korea (2019); Best Director, Documentary, Tacoma Film Festival, US (2019); and Best Image Award, Janela Internacionnal de Cinema do Recife, Brazil (2019).