'Vietgone' - zany, sexy, and maybe even a little bit true

14 February 2024, 11:00 am

UCR’s Department of Theatre, Film, and Digital Production is staging “Vietgone” by Qui Nguyen through Feb. 24. Nguyen described “Vietgone” as a “probably-mostly-true” and "zany, sex comedy” about how ...... Read More »

Watch San Jose Buddhist Monks Make Thousands of Bánh Tét for the Holiday

12 February 2024, 5:35 am

Just in time for Lunar New Year, production company Pedal Born Pictures releases "Lunar New Year at Đức Viên Temple" from the latest season of their Bay Area artisan series ...... Read More »

With Huy Fong’s iconic sriracha, a Vietnamese refugee created a new American consumer category—then lost it to Tabasco

10 February 2024, 9:16 pm

In United States culinary history, only a few recipes have appealed so widely to consumers’ palates that their flavor spawned an entire category of consumer product. Among them: Sunshine Biscuits’ ...... Read More »

Three Seasons one of eight films to feature again at Sundance Film Festival, 25 years after premiere

9 February 2024, 6:00 am

For some filmmakers, the Sundance Film Festival is an opportunity to break into the scene — but for Vietnamese-American filmmaker Tony Bui, it was an opportunity to light up the screen for a second ...... Read More »

The Taste of Things director Tran Anh Hung: ‘Cinema needs to be very sensual, very physical’

3 February 2024, 6:59 pm

The Vietnamese-born director’s new film is a sumptuous love letter to French food culture starring former real-life couple Juliette Binoche and Benoît Magimel. He talks about the formal appeal of haut ...... Read More »

Review: Trapped 'Inside the Yellow Cocoon Shell'... and inside the Duke Screen Society Theater

30 January 2024, 5:00 am

The feature film debut of Vietnamese director Pham Thien An ... Later, he meets a Vietnam veteran who recounts his war stories with zeal and expresses a wish to return to the glory of the ...... Read More »

Cannes celebrated Vietnamese film 'Inside the Yellow Cocoon Shell' makes area debut at MFAH

29 January 2024, 11:00 pm

Cinema with the Vietnamese touch seems to have a home in Houston, thanks to the efforts of one Marian Luntz. The film curator of the Museum of Fine Arts is set to follow up her welcoming of the ...... Read More »

Lethal Exports: UN bosses run their B.C. gang from a Vietnam hideout

24 January 2024, 11:00 am

Postmedia has learned that Tran now travels on a Vietnamese passport. He recently visited Dubai. Aside from Cuong, other Canadian fugitives are also believed to be hiding out in Vietnam ...... Read More »

What Happened to Oliver Stone's Unmade Fourth Vietnam War Movie?

29 December 2023, 1:41 pm

The My Lai massacre during the Vietnam War was ... deaths of approximately 500 Vietnamese civilians. Filmmaker Oliver Stone planned to depict the massacre in his film Pinkville, which would ...... Read More »

film festivals

16 May 2023, 11:44 pm

Twenty-eight Vietnamese films will be screened for free from ... A series of short films, cartoons, and feature films will represent Vietnam in many different film festivals around the world. The HCMC ...... Read More »

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