355 - Hồng Anh Nguyễn - Writer + Director

1h 2m | Jun 13, 2024

Hồng Anh Nguyễn is a queer German-Vietnamese writer, director, and editor currently based in Frankfurt am Main and Ho Chi Minh City. Her short film SAIGON KISS premiered at the prestigious International Short Film Festival Clermont-Ferrand and went on to receive a Special Mention Award by the Queer Jury.

Recently, Hồng Anh directed documentaries for EST Eastern Standard Times, highlighting the voices of modern Vietnamese women. Her work has been funded by British Council Vietnam, Goethe Institute and the Asia-Europe Foundation.

She is a recipient of the STEP writers' stipend from Hessen Film & Media and a fellow of the Kyoto Filmmakers Lab 2022.

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