Monday, April 16, 2007

Orange County's Dust of Life [Bui Doi]

Dust of Life Actor Devon Duy Nguyen with Director Le-Van Kiet. Photo © Daniel C. Tsang 2007

On our next show, we talk with the director of a new film that will the showing at the closing night of the Vietnamese International Film Festival in Orange County. VIFF is in its third edition: Featured this year are five films from Vietnam as well as films from the Vietnamese diaspora the world over.

On Monday, we talk with film director Le-Van Kiet about his film, Dust of Life (Bui Doi) about why he chose to bring to the screen the fraught lives of Vietnamese youth in 1990s Orange County.

The show airs from 9-10 a.m. on 16 April 2007 on KUCI, 88.9 fm in Irvine, California, and via the Internet on

Dust of Life will be screened on Sunday, April 22, 2007 at UCI, HIB 100, at 7 p.m., as VIFF's closing night film. For more info., see the VIFF website:

For more information, see press release.

To listen to the show, click here:

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