HA NOI (VNS) — Chuyen Di Cuoi Cung Cua Chi Phung (The Last Journey of Madam Phung), a documentary exposing the hard life of transgender entertainers in a travelling troupe in southern Viet Nam, will soon debut in Ha Noi.
The 86-minute documentary by young director Nguyen Thi Tham won the special award at the second Chopshots – Documentary Film Festival Southeast Asia.
Despite rapid changes in societal attitudes toward LGBT issues over the last several years, the LGBT community still has to bear discrimination, especially in rural areas.
The documentary will be presented in the original Vietnamese language with English subtitles at L'Espace (24 Trang Tien Street) from December 29-31 and January 2-3.
To book tickets, call (08) 38220814, 0906051256 or 0908003319. . — VNS