As I watch the art of the Vietnamese diaspora unfold, I observe also its bleeds and blends. How it folds into, becomes folded into, melds and overlaps, coheres and collaborates, intermingles, with stories from also other diasporas—our friends, inevitably—whom we’ve met on this shore, where we know ourselves as being of here yet also as being of diaspora—which is to say, …(read more)

Interview with Filmmaker Duc Nguyen: “Nothing Left To Lose”

What is it like to have nothing left to lose, truly? When the skin you walk around in, when your …(read more)

diaCRITICIZE: “Vietnam” is a 7-Letter Word

Image from the artist Dinh Q. Lê’s installation “Crossing the Farther Shore”, exhibited at Rice Gallery in Houston, TX in …(read more)

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 …(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)