"Vietnam: The Next Generation," a documentary by American director Sandy Northrop, will be screened at 7:30 p.m. on June 12 at the Hanoi Cinematheque.
A review on the film's website states: "Thirty years ago, the only future that awaited young Vietnamese was war. But how have those born in the war's aftermath capitalized on the dividends of peace?"
The documentary, which is the final part of Northrop's trilogy on Vietnam, profiles the lives of seven young Vietnamese and their aspirations.
The seven young people are: refugee-turned-entrepreneur Alan Duong; American-raised businessman Henry Nguyen; voice student and newlywed Tran Minh Dang; construction engineer Le Viet Tien; Le Thi Phuong, a rural farmer who has lost a leg in a landmine accident; and Pham Van Vinh and his sister Loan, two of the thousands of children living on the streets of Ho Chi Minh City.
Sandy Northrop is a producer, director, and editor whose documentaries have been shown widely in the US.
Her contributions to over 25 PBS productions have taken her all over the world. Vietnam Passage: Journeys from War to Peace, a trilogy on post war Vietnam in 2005, premiered on PBS, and won national recognition.
Language: English, no subtitles
The screening was co-organized by the Friends of Vietnam Heritage and the Hanoi Cinematheque, which is located at 22A Hai Ba Trung Street, at the end of the alley leading to Artist's Hotel.