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Vietnamese Cinema 4 Symposium on Filmmaking: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly

Discussion with nine Asian Americans in the film industry and the screening of three short films.

Sunday, April 13, 2008
2:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Northwest Auditorium
(on Charles Young Drive West, near Deneve Drive)
UCLA Campus
Los Angeles, CA 90095

The distinguished guest panelists include: Timothy Linh Bui (Writer/Director/Producer, “Powder Blue”, “Green Dragon”), Elyse Dinh (Actress, “Green Dragon”, “Running in Tall Grasses”), Abraham Ferrer (Exhibitions Director, Visual Communications), Stephane Gauger (Writer/Director/Producer, “Owl and the Sparrow”), Elisabeth Huynh (Fox Film Acquisitions), David Ngo (Director, “The Queen from Virginia: The Jackie Bong Wright Story”), Ham Tran (Writer/Director/Producer, “Journey from the Fall”), Bao Tranchi (Costume Designer, “Journey from the Fall”, “America's Next Top Model” Cycle 7, “Charlie’s Angels”), and Christopher Wong (Composer, “Journey from the Fall”, “The Rebel”).

Screenings of three short films: "Break-up Therapy" by David Ngo, "Oh Mommy!"  by Jenni Trang Le, and "Spray It, Don't Say It" by Tuan Andrew Nguyen.

This program is an alternate-year offering of the Vietnamese International Film Festival.

Parking at UCLA costs $8.

Cost : Free and open to the public.


Sponsor(s): Center for Southeast Asian Studies, UCLA Vietnamese Language and Culture and the Vietnamese American Arts and Letters Association.

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