First-time Filmmakers

Sunday, 13 November 2022
3:00pm (AEST)
HOTA, Home of the Arts
135 Bundall Road, Surfers Paradise QLD 4215

Nominated for 2022 Asia Pacific Screen Awards Best Documentary Film

In the misty mountains of North Vietnam, a teenage Hmong girl walks the thin line between childhood and becoming an adult. Di, a 13-year-old Hmong girl, is about to face the destiny of many teenage girls of her ethnic group: bride kidnapping.

Meet Hà Lệ Diễm at an exclusive filmmaker Q&A following the screening.

Director: Hà Lệ Diễm
Producers: Trần Phương Thảo, Swann Dubus
Country: Vietnam
Language: Hmong, Vietnamese 
Running time: 92 mins
Unclassified 15+

Buy tickets: HOTA Website

This screening is presented by the Asia Pacific Screen Academy in partnership with HOTA, Home of the Arts.

The Asia Pacific Screen Academy expresses its respect for and acknowledgement of the South East Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. We pay our respects to the Traditional Owners of country, including the custodial communities on whose land works are created and celebrated by the Asia Pacific Screen Awards. We acknowledge the continuing connection to land, waters and communities. We also pay our respects to Elders, past and emerging. We recognise the integral role Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and First Nations peoples continue to play in storytelling and celebration spaces.

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