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2018 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival

HOÀI (ONGOING/MEMORY)

Directed by Quyên Nguyen-Le

Shorts Competition / USA / 2017 / Drama, Family, LGBTQIA+, Social Issues, Women / 10 mins / English, Vietnamese with English, Vietnamese subtitles / World Premiere

Plays In:
Second Generation Queer

Regal L.A. Live - Theatre 12
May 8, 2018 9:00 pm Buy Tickets Buy Tickets

Description

HOÀI (ONGOING/MEMORY) is an exploration of the difficult relationship between a young Vietnamese American queer woman and her refugee father, delving into themes of social activism, homelands, and belonging.


Director's Bio

Quyên Nguyen-Le is a Vietnamese American filmmaker born and raised in Los Angeles, whose work explores the intersections of queerness, memory, and cultural identity. Quyên was a recipient of Visual Communications’ Armed with a Camera Fellowship in 2016. Currently, Quyên is the Project Director for Project Fôtô at the Vietnamese American Arts & Letters Association (VAALA) in Orange County.


Credits

Director: Quyên Nguyen-Le
Writer: Quyên Nguyen-Le, Ly Thuy Nguyen
Producer: Ashley Lin
Director of Photography: Paul Bertolino
Cast: Ngoc Anh Ha, Ken Le, Sumiko Braun


Plays in

  1. Second Generation Queer

    Shorts Programs / 95 mins
    sec·ond-gen·er·a·tion – adj. The offspring of immigrants to a particular country. Exploring the tension of navigating the cultural expectations of both a family from a foreign land and a society who treats you like “other,” this collection of LGBTQ shorts celebrates the beauty and texture of intersectionality. - Sheryl Santacruz

    In This Program: MAYBE, ABLUTION, DAUGHTER, DECODING DARKMATTER, HOÀI (ONGOING/MEMORY), KHOL (OPEN), LIMBOLAND, RED


Dates & Times

Plays In:
Second Generation Queer

Regal L.A. Live - Theatre 12
May 8, 2018 9:00 pm Buy Tickets Buy Tickets