Monthly Archives: October 2011

Ed Kashi’s "The Leaves Keep Falling"

  Ed Kashi's new documentary short, "The Leaves Keep Falling", produced and edited by Julie Winokur of Talking Eyes Media, debuted this month in CA...

DVAN Holiday Fundraiser!

Diacritics is the blog of the Diasporic Vietnamese Artists Network (DVAN, dvanonline.com). Join us on December 10th in San Francisco for our holiday fundraiser,...

For a Bag of Coffee (Giá của một gói cà phê)

Vietnam is simultaneously a major exporter of coffee (2nd largest in the world) and a primary source country for trafficked women and children.  What...

It takes a circus: Xiec Lang Toi, Part III

This is the story of how three men became a circus that became a village. In the third and last installment of diaCRITICS guest correspondent...

It takes a circus: Xiec Lang Toi, Part II

From one man's a dream to a village of a circus.  In the second part of the series on the Vietnamese circus, Làng Tôi, diaCRITICS...

It takes a circus: Xiec Lang Toi, Part I

Who doesn't love a circus? With a three-part series, diaCRITICS' guest France correspondent Ly Lan Dill takes us to the big top, where Làng Tôi weaves...