33rd TISFF International Main Competition Introduction: The Funeral Singer

33rd TISFF International Main Competition Introduction: The Funeral Singer

“The Funeral Singer”
Director: Thanh Hoang
Country: Vietnam

director

Recognition:
Thanh Hoang is from Vietnam. Prior entering the MFA Film Program at City College of New York, she worked in broadcast journalism, advertising, NGOs and as an independent filmmaker. She is interested in telling stories about people who struggle because of their race, gender, class, or religion. She believes a story that possesses conflict and is deeply understood through sympathetic observation would bring into question the judgmental society crafted by mainstream media. She works in between fiction and non-fiction.

Selections & Awards:
Selections:
American Documentary Film Festival (United States – 2016)
Filmski festival Herceg Novi Montenegro Film Festival (Montenegro)
Festival International de Films de Fribourg (Switzerland – 2016) 

Montreal Film Festival (Canada – 2015)

Guangzhou International Documentary Film Festival (China – 2015)

Bogotá Short Film Festival (Colombia – 2015)
Award:
Best Film & Excellent in Edition – City Visions Film Festival of New York (United States – 2015)