Viet Film Fest 2021 [ARCHIVED]

Public Intimacies, Private Tribulations

Expired October 31, 2021 6:55 AM
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In this set of slice-of-life shorts, filmmakers explore unexpected connections forged in public spaces, whether it be grocery stories (Hold Up, Fresh Peaches, Three Fish), empty streets (Malabar), alleyways (Trading-Card Season), or doorways (Moving Mountains). As characters navigate relationships across cultural divides and interpersonal misunderstandings, they also come to a more empathetic understanding of others and themselves.

After her father is deported back to Vietnam, Cam runs the family farm in Georgia and volunteers every weekend to urge local communities to vote. When she knocks on the door of a jaded Vietnam War veteran who does not believe in voting, she must stand her ground and convince him otherwise.

  • Year
  • Runtime
    15 minutes
  • Language
    English, Vietnamese
  • Country
    United States
  • Director
    Kavi Vu
  • Screenwriter
    Kavi Vu
  • Producer
    Kavi Vu, Sharon Oh, Paul Nguyen, Samuel Cho
  • Cast
    Lizzy Liu, K. Sidney, Thanh Tran, Tao Tao Gill
  • Cinematographer
    Paul Nguyen
  • Editor
    Kavi Vu, Samuel Cho, Sharon Oh, Paul Nguyen