ImaginAsian Pictures Announces Call for Vietnamese Diaspora Stories
April 7, 2007
Selected submissions to be featured in the “Journey from the Fall” DVD
Kieu Chinh in “Journey from the Fall”
Inspired by the highly anticipated film about the aftermath of the fall of Saigon, “Journey from the Fall,” ImaginAsian Pictures announces “My Journey, My Story,” which gives Vietnamese Americans, Vietnam veterans, and those interested in the Vietnamese American experience, the opportunity to share the real-life stories of their journey from Vietnam to the US and be featured in the “Journey from the Fall” DVD.
Beginning March 1 and running through April 30, 2007, entrants can submit videos (up to five minutes in length) in DVD, Mini DV, DV Cam, DVC Pro, Beta SP, or Digi Beta of themselves, their friends, or family members narrating a personal story of leaving Vietnam and coming to America. Selected submissions will be featured in the Special Features section of the “Journey from the Fall” DVD providing entrants the opportunity to share their experiences with audiences across the country. Entrants of selected submissions will also receive free copies of the DVD.
For more information, additional details, as well as the full submission rules, please visit www.JourneyFromTheFall.com/MyJourney.
Long Nguyen in “Journey from the Fall”
Opening in New York City, Westminster, and San Jose on March 23, 2007 and nationwide on March 30, 2007, “Journey from the Fall” is directed by Ham Tran and is inspired by the true stories of Vietnamese refugees who fled their land after the fall of Saigon, and the struggles of those who stayed behind and suffered the brutalities of the re-education camps. The critically acclaimed film was an official selection of both the Sundance and the Pusan Film Festivals, and has won more than 10 awards at 20 festivals around the world.
The film stars Kieu Chinh, Long Nguyen, Diem Lien, Nguyen Thai Nguyen, and Jayvee Mai The Hiep.
“Journey from the Fall” (www.JourneyFromTheFall.com) will be released by ImaginAsian Pictures, a division of ImaginAsian Entertainment, Inc.
About ImaginAsian Pictures
ImaginAsian Pictures (www.iapictures.tv) is ImaginAsian Entertainment’s feature film distribution division dedicated to cutting-edge and critically acclaimed Asian films. It aims to establish a slate of diverse releases, bringing the best of Asian cinema to American screens.
About ImaginAsian Entertainment
ImaginAsian Entertainment, Inc. (www.iaei.tv) is a multimedia company that promotes Asian Pacific American culture to mainstream America. Headquartered in New York City, ImaginAsian Entertainment uses a fully integrated marketing strategy through multiple platforms: ImaginAsian TV (America’s First 24/7 Asian American Network), The ImaginAsian Theater (New York’s Premier Asian American Theater), ImaginAsian Pictures (distribution of cutting-edge and critically acclaimed Asian films), ImaginAsian Home Entertainment (video/DVD unit dedicated to quality Asian home entertainment), ImaginAsian Radio (the sound of Asian America), and iaLink (ImaginAsian’s community-based e-zine).