Exploring the intimacy of the mundane, sống ở đây | TO LIVE HERE focuses on the lives of Vietnamese shrimpers and elderly farmers in New Orleans, understanding the reverberations of the past, present in day to day labor. Filmmaker Melanie Ho is part of CAAM’s inaugural THE SAUCE Fellowship, which supports diverse filmmakers based in the American South.
THIS FILM IS AVAILABLE ON DEMAND.
About the filmmaker: Melanie Dang Ho is a queer Vietnamese American filmmaker and writer. She is a graduate of UCSC’s Social Documentary MFA program. Her work explores themes of intimacy, gender, labor, hauntings, trauma, and displacement.
In WE LIVE HERE, these diverse filmmakers explore who lives in the United States. Often unsung and under-represented, these subjects are a key part of the American tapestry.