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Asian Film Series: The Journey of Vaan Nguyen (Ha-Masa shel Van)

February 8, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Hoiami Nguyen, Vaan Nguyen’s father, was one of many “boat people” who fled Vietnam in 1975 and found asylum in Israel as part of the international effort to save Vietnamese refugees. Now, the Nguyens have decided to return to Vietnam and reclaim their confiscated land. Their journey becomes a parable on the loss of identity and the fate of refugees. Set in Israel and Vietnam. Duki Dror, 2005. 84 min.

Filmed in Hebrew and Vietnamese and shown with English subtitles. Screening at 6:30 p.m., reception at 8:30 p.m. Contact Yaron Shemer at for more information.


February 8, 2016
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Carolina Asia Center
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The Carolina Asia Center supports diverse Asia-related events. However, CAC co-sponsorship of any talk, seminar, documentary screening, film screening, performance or celebration does not constitute endorsement of or agreement with the views presented therein. As an academic institution, we value diverse perspectives that promote dialogue and understanding.

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