Monthly Archives: April 2011

Con Rồng Cháu Tiên

The (his)story of Việt Nam is so often told through the war and refugee experience that it may seem like the country has only...

Andrew Lam Interviews Angie Chau

Andrew Lam and Angie Chau are two ubiquitous names in the Vietnamese literary scene.  Beyond being writers, they share similar histories as well.  Both...

My Father’s Daughter

Although Vietnam has generally been a patriarchal society, dotted throughout its history are women who bucked the Confucianist ways and rose to prominence. From sword-wielding...

LeUyen Pham, Children’s Book Illustrator

Le Uyen Pham has a history like many of us Vietnamese Americans. She was born in Saigon in 1973, left in 1975 on a...

Enforcing the Silence: The Unsolved Murder of Lam Duong

Have you heard of Lam Duong? Chances are you haven't. Tony Nguyen's new documentary, Enforcing the Silence, wants to change that. Lam Duong was a...

San Francisco Diasporic Vietnamese Film Festival – A Preview

At last! The San Francisco Diasporic Vietnamese Film Festival on April 23rd is the first ever Bay Area film festival exclusively featuring Vietnamese filmmakers...