Saturday, 14 April 2018

CHILDREN OF THE DUST, a film about Vietnamese Americans

Please support young filmmaker, Linh-Ðan Nguyễn Phan.

Linh-Ðan grew up in between the Vietnamese and French culture, at home and at school, and now resides in New York City. As a young girl in a patriarchal society, art became her emergency exit to freedom. As a filmmaker and aspiring pilot, she aims for her work to be the B-52 of her revolution.  Linh-Ðan is currently studying Film and TV Production at New York University -  Tisch School of the Arts with a Studio Arts minor at NYU Steinhardt.

Thang Tran
The Institute for Vietnamese Culture & Education (IVCE).

On the night of the 4th of July, 1982, ten year-old Vietnamese refugee Long leaves his hostile foster home with only “I’m hungry” in his English vocabulary. He arrives in Chinatown, where he meets V, a Vietnamese streetwalker who's trying to run away from the same Vietnamese gang he will soon find himself involved with. In the backdrop of the fireworks of America’s Independence Day, Long is forced to choose between the criminal brotherhood or the honorable but lonely path that V proposes.