White Building

Kavich NEANG Cambodia, France, China, Qatar 90 Min NC16 (Some Coarse Language) Southeast Asian Premiere

Three artistic young friends in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, reckon with instability and change when their lifelong home is to be demolished.

The White Building, built in 1963, is a landmark tenement in the middle of Phnom Penh, inhabited by many Cambodian artists post-Khmer Rouge. In young Cambodian filmmaker Kavich NEANG’s fictional take on the real-life demolition of the White Building, where he was raised, 20-year-old Samnang and his friends practise their dance routines and dream of television contests.

Timing & Venue

Price

28 November 2021,
Sunday, 8.45pm
Filmgarde Bugis+ 8

$15.00

Closed

All guests must present proof of vaccination (either via TraceTogether or HealthHub app) before entering the halls.

English Title

White Building

Original Title

ប៊ូឌីញ ស

Country

​Cambodia, France, China, Qatar

Year

2021

Runtime

90 Min

Rating

NC16 (Some Coarse Language)

Language(s)

Central Khmer

Subtitles

English

Q&A with filmmaker(s)

Credits

Kavich NEANG

Kavich NEANG is a filmmaker from Cambodia and a co-founder of production company Anti-Archive. His first narrative short film Three Wheels (2015) won the SGIFF Youth Jury Award, and his debut documentary feature Last Night I Saw You Smiling (2019) was also screened at SGIFF. White Building, his first fiction feature, premiered in competition at Venice Film Festival’s Orizzonti section where it won Best Actor.

Cast & Crew

Cast

Piseth CHHUN
Sithan HOUT
Sokha UK

Screenwriter

Kavich NEANG
Daniel MATTES

Producer

Davy CHOU
Marine ARRIGHI de CASANOVA

Contact

Les Films Du Losange

a.lesort@filmsdulosange.fr

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