Language

Vietnamese

EPHEMERAL

Film

EPHEMERAL

Directed by Alexander Phuc Khang Nguyen
A juxtaposition of life before Saigon 1975, during the Fall of Saigon in April 30, 1975, and the…
International Narrative Features

GOODBYE MOTHER

Film

GOODBYE MOTHER

Directed by Trinh Dinh Le Minh
A Vietnamese bachelor returns home from the U.S. with a Vietnamese American boyfriend, attempting to come out to…

I SOUND ASIAN

Film

I SOUND ASIAN

Directed by Jeffrey Fong
A Vietnamese man assimilates into an American lifestyle, but his life gets derailed after a sexual accident causes…

LIGHTS OUT CHINATOWN

Film

LIGHTS OUT CHINATOWN

Directed by Mark Tran
After the murder of a masseuse, a forensic artist must win the trust of the witness in order…

NO CRYING AT THE DINNER TABLE

Film

NO CRYING AT THE DINNER TABLE

Directed by Carol Nguyen
The filmmaker interviews her family to craft a portrait of love, grief, and intergenerational trauma.

PAPAYA

Film

PAPAYA

Directed by Kayleb Lee
A Southeast Asian American story, PAPAYA is spoken through the metaphor of the cultural recipe, papaya salad.

QUAN 13

Film

QUAN 13

Directed by Hieu Gray
QUAN 13 is about the Vietnamese diaspora in Paris told through the lens of food.
Special Presentations

THE PARADISE WE ARE LOOKING FOR

Film

THE PARADISE WE ARE LOOKING FOR

Directed by Joseph Mangat, Norbert Shieh, Quyên Nguyen-Le, R.J. Lozada
Four stories about immigrant cultures, self-expression, and living between borders, as seen through the eyes of Asian Americans…

THE TALE OF KIEU

Film

THE TALE OF KIEU

Directed by Ray Levé
Lurid memories of a young boy’s escape from war-torn Vietnam.