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Nguyễn Hồng Anh is a queer German-Vietnamese writer, director, and editor currently based in Frankfurt am Main and Ho Chi Minh City. Her work focuses on exploring the tension, tenderness and intimacy inherent in encounters between people, often strangers.

Recently, Hồng Anh directed documentaries for EST Eastern Standard Times, highlighting the voices of modern Vietnamese women.

 

Her work includes GAP | GẶP, a queer digital dance duet commissioned by the British Council Vietnam, and her first poetry publication, [khát], funded by the Goethe Institute.

 

Her last short film, Amber Blue, premiered at the Scottish Queer International Film Festival and screened at the Berlin Feminist Film Week and Cineffable Paris.

Hồng Anh's latest short film, Saigon Kiss,

explores an intimate encounter between

two Vietnamese queer women.

Supported by the Asia-Europe Foundation

and the Goethe Institut Ho Chi Minh City,

the film had its World Premiere at the

esteemed Max Ophüls Preis and

the International Premiere at the

\46th Clermont-Ferrand International

Short Film Festival where it received a

Special Mention from the Queer Palm jury

for Best Queer Short Film.

Hồng Anh's latest short film, Saigon Kiss, explores an intimate encounter between two Vietnamese queer women. Supported by the Asia-Europe Foundation and the Goethe Institut Ho Chi Minh City, the film had its World Premiere at the esteemed Max Ophüls Preis and ithe International Premiere at the 46th Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival where it received a Special Mention from the Queer Jury in collaboration with the Queer Palm.

 

As a recipient of the STEP writers' stipend from Hessen Film & Media, Hồng Anh receives mentorship from writer and director Việt Linh. She is a fellow of the Kyoto Filmmakers Lab 2022.

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