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Carol Nguyen


Carol Nguyen is a Vietnamese Canadian filmmaker based in Toronto and Montreal. Her most recent film, No Crying at the Dinner Table, premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival and had its international premiere at IDFA 2019, where she was also invited as the Opening Night speaker. It also received the Jury Prize for Short Documentary at SXSW. In November of 220 it was named one of the 12 short documentary films included in the 2020 DOC NYC Short List for Documentary Shorts. In the short documentary, Nguyen interviews her own family to craft an emotionally complex and meticulously composed portrait of intergenerational trauma, grief, and secrets.

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Uprooted (2013, short)
How Do You Pronounce Pho (2014, short)
Petrichor (2015, short)
This Home is Not Empty (2015, short)
An Afterlife (2016, short)
Façade (2016, short)
Every Grain of Rice (2016, short, documentary)
Tundra (2018, short)
No Crying at the Table (2019, short, documentary)

No Crying at he Dinner Table, movie, poster,