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2017 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival

Living In Freedom

Directed by Evan Nguyen

USA / 2016 / 4 mins / English / Color / 16:9, D-Cinema

Plays In:
From Vision To Reel

Tateuchi Democracy Forum
April 29, 2017 11:30 am


A Vietnam War refugee discusses first coming to America, what she’s missed about her home country, and what she hopes for the future of both the U.S. and Vietnam.

Director's Bio

Evan Nguyen is a 16-year-old junior at Del Norte High School. He has been interested in film since his freshman year taking digital media. Going into his senior year, he will be enrolled in the school’s broadcast journalism class, where students make weekly videos and broadcast films highlighting school events. Evan believes that documentaries are the most powerful type of film he can produce.


Director: Evan Nguyen
Cinematographer: Evan Nguyen
Editor: Evan Nguyen

Plays in

  1. From Vision To Reel

    Shorts Programs / 62 mins
    FREE PROGRAM. "From Vision to Reel" showcases short films created by emerging filmmakers of Asian American and Pacific Islander descent. Films range from topics related to immigration, family history, gender identity, sexuality, struggles and resiliency in this current political and economic climate. — June Kaewsith

    In This Program: Perfect Imperfection, Living In Freedom, David And Goliath, Motherlands, Called Home, Hello From the Other Side, Dollar Tree, Droga!, Story of Self, Bastard

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Plays In:
From Vision To Reel

Tateuchi Democracy Forum
April 29, 2017 11:30 am