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Directed by Lan Nguyen

This film is only available to viewers in Southern California (excluding San Diego County) from October 1, 2020 at 12pm PT to October 31, 2020 at 11:59pm PT. Click here to watch the film on Eventive.

Almost two decades ago, Chuh and Rex, refugees from the indigenous tribes of Vietnam, fell in love and started a family in North Carolina. In 2017, the unthinkable happened and Chuh was deported to Vietnam. FIGHTING FOR FAMILY shares the family’s love story and their fight for reunification.

Director, Producer, Editor: Lan Nguyen
Associate Producer: Kitty Hu, Jason Vu
Director of Photography: Wun Guan Dong
Producer (Vietnam): Emily Wild
Composer: Derrick Spiva Jr.
Assistant Editor: Brandon Soun
Mixing Engineer: Lien Do (Of Liema)
Colorist: Emory Chao Johnson

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#LIFE 2020

From difficult family lessons to professional development, this is a cinematic reflection of life captured through the lens of the next generation of filmmakers. — Eseel Borlasa

Dates & Times



Thu, Oct 1
12:00 pm