My Name is Tuan

screens: 
Mon, 04/11/2011 - 10:00
Mon, 04/11/2011 - 11:45
Director: 
Nguyen-Anh Nguyen
length: 
6min
year: 
2010
country: 
Canada

A young Vietnamese boy adjusts to life in Canada when he meets and befriends a girl at his new school. This film reveals the challenge and the beauty of discovering a whole new world.

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Director's Bio: 
Born in Saigon, Vietnam in 1980, Nguyen-Anh Nguyen arrived in Quebec at the age of six. He first completed a Doctorate in Dental Medicine at the University of Montreal, then went on to do a year of residency at the University of Rochester. Upon his return to Montreal, his love for the craft of filmmaking and a desire to create a world of his own made him reorient his career towards the field of Cinema. A Film Production graduate from the prestigious Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema, he has written and directed a number of award winning and critically acclaimed short films. A founding member of GreenGround Productions, his interests lie in challenging narrative fiction and the never ending beauty of the moving image.