Last Night I Saw You Smiling

by Kavich Neang

  • Date21 November 2019
  • Time9:30PM - 11:15PM
  • Location1st Floor


The White Building, an iconic structure home to 493 families in Phnom Penh, faces demolition. Director Kavich Neang follows his family and neighbours during the building's final days.

Director Bio

Kavich Neang, was raised in Phnom Penh’s landmark White Building. His first two shorts were documentaries produced by Rithy Panh, 'A Scale Boy' and 'Where I Go'. In 2013, he joined Busan’s Asian Film Academy, and in 2014, he co-founded Anti-Archive. In 2015, he directed two short fictions, 'Three Wheels' and 'Goodbye Phnom Penh'. In 2018, his short fiction, 'New Land Broken Road', premiered in Singapore.

Kavich has joined Talents Tokyo, Visions du Reel’s Docs-in-Progress, and Cannes Cinéfondation’s Residency. His feature-length documentary 'Last Night I Saw You Smiling' premiered in January 2019 in IFFR’s Bright Future competition.