In this Video-poem eleven young residents of the Friendship Village in Vietnam who are living with disabilities caused by Agent Orange dance their way from waking to dreaming. As their movements grow with humor and vulnerability we are welcomed ever deeper into their magical world.
directed and co-created by: Davide De Lillis and Julia Metzger-Traber.
co-created and performed by: Hương Đinh, Mai Ngô, Long Nguyễn, Long Cảnh, Đô Lê, Tuấn Vương, Hơn Vy, Thuận Trần, Lệ Nguyễn, Hóa Bùi, Dung Hà.
cinematography and editing: Davide De Lillis, Julia Metzger-Traber
music: Chris Zabriskie
Cyprus International Film Festival – Golden Aphrodite
25 November 2019
Nicosia – CY
IMARP 2019 – Mostra Internacional de Dança
18- 23 November 2019
Ribeirão Preto – Brazil
KLAPPE AUF! Kurzfilmfestival
10 – 12 November 2019
Hamburg – DE
Video Dance Showcase @ Quinzena de Dança de Almada
21 September – 13 October 2019
Almada – PT
Moving Bodies @ Lago Film Fest
19-27 July 2019
Revine Lago (TV) – IT