Most Critical January 2014

1. Vietnamese Americans, Exposed to Agent Orange, Suffer in Silence

Research shows that despite suffering from higher rates of cancers tied to Agent Orange exposure, many Vietnamese Americans have not demanded redress for harm caused by herbicides. This article explains why the Vietnamese American community has refrained from doing so in the past and why some are now advocating for its change. This article originally appeared in New America Media. Have you subscribed …(read more)

2. Cam Vu Reviews Bich Minh Nguyen’s “Short Girls”

Using Vietnamese height – or its lack — as the explicit metaphor for Vietnamese experience in the US, Bich Minh …(read more)

3. A Review of “Lost in Paradise”

Eric Nguyen presents an in-depth review of the Vũ Ngọc Đãng’s film Lost in Paradise and the reason why it rises above the …(read more)

4. Vu Pham, Filmmaker – “My Brother”

Dao Strom interviews Vu Pham, a filmmaker, writer, and actor. He is the founder of nomenstatua, a film production company. His …(read more)

5. Anvi Hoàng: Mở màn vở opera Chuyện Bà Thị Kính | Premiere of The Tale of Lady Thị Kính

If you want to hear the Buddhist chanting of Nam Mô A Di Đà Phật performed by Americans on large …(read more)