Giap’s Last Day at the Ironing Board Factory
Directed by Tony Nguyen
Coming from a trialing childhood, Tony Nguyen tracks back to his small hometown to reconnect with his Vietnamese mother. As he documents his and his mother’s journey, contrasting rural American imagery with Vietnamese subjects, the film captures the refugee history of adapting to life in the US.
Shorts / 96 minsIn a whirlwind of doubt, rejection, trust and love, these shorts express the struggle and joy that come out of reconnecting with family. With a few autobiographical stories like GIAP’S LAST DAY and narratives like MAMA TANG, histories emerge between generations of disconnect and silence.