Owl and the Sparrow (Cú Và Chim Se Sè)
Directed by Stephane Gauger. Vietnam 2018. Vietnamese with English subtitles. 97 min.
Ten-year old orphan Thuy is sent to live with her uncle after the death of her parents. Put to work in his bamboo factory, Thuy is treated poorly by her uncle and his associates and runs away to Saigon. In the city, she makes friends with a handful of orphans who live on the street and supports herself by selling flowers. She later assumes the role of matchmaker in hopes of finding a family, but soon realizes the task is more challenging than she expected.
The film will be followed by a conversation with producer Jenni Trang Le.
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