Film

The Films of Vu Pham @ NW Film Center – Jan 26th, 2017

MEMORY’S LONELY BREATH, the collected films of Vu Pham, will be screening at the NW Film Center in Portland, Oregon on Jan. 26, 2017, at 7 PM. Tickets and info available here. The films of Vu Pham are not comfort food. They are not pleasing or fun or reassuring or even inspiring, if you abide by any of the common definitions …(read more)

Queer Vietnameseness Documentary Screening

Filmmaker and USC alumn Quyên Nguyen-Le has followed the lives of three Vietnamese Americans over the span of one year in …(read more)

Khanh Ho: The First International Southeast Asian Film Festival

From November 20-22, the first International Southeast Asian Film Festival will be held in San Francisco. The following article on the …(read more)

2015 Viet Film Fest

The 2015 Viet Film Fest lineup is a medley of genres that reflects the continued growth of the Vietnamese Filmmaking Movement.Whether you …(read more)

Ham Tran’s “How to Fight In Six Inch Heels” Now Playing!

Hit movie “How To Fight in Six Inch Heels” arrives in the US! Jade Hidle tells us about it. Go …(read more)

‘The Backstage Slap’: a rare gem in Vietnam’s film archive

  Thuy Linh is back with another review! This time she sorts through Vietnam’s film archive and uncovers this rare gem: Cai …(read more)

As Oscars near, criticism mounts against Last Days in Vietnam

An official selection at this year’s Sundance Film Festival and winner of the audience award for best feature film at …(read more)

Jade Hidle: “Fresh off the Boat” at the 15th Annual SDAFF

What is your reaction when you hear the phrase “fresh off the boat”? When someone dismissed my mother for being …(read more)

Evyn Lê Espiritu Reflects on VietAID in Fields Corner, Boston

Evyn Lê Espiritu shares with us her unique experiences spending time with the students in VietAID, the Vietnamese American Initiative for …(read more)

Last Days in Vietnam Premieres in Irvine

Last Days in Vietnam Premieres in Irvine Theater premiere serves as beginning of 8-month engagement campaign. This Friday, September 26, …(read more)

Jade Hidle Reviews Last Days in Vietnam Documentary

An official selection at this year’s Sundance Film Festival and winner of the audience award for best feature film at …(read more)

Thuy Linh: 90’s Movies: More Gourmet Than ‘Instant Noodles’

   Thuy Linh gives us an in-depth review about how Southern Vietnamese films now do not compare to the 90’s era of …(read more)

Thuy Linh: Good Music, Romance: Courtesy of a Southern Film Tradition

In Thuy Linh’s most recent post in her column, she highlights the use of music and romance in Southern films …(read more)