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2018 Seattle Asian American Film Festival

First Generation

Directed by Jeannie Nguyen, Andrew Yuyi Truong

United States / 2017 / Drama / 9 mins


My-Linh, a young Vietnamese American woman growing up in the 90s, must decide how she fits into the two worlds she inhabits.

Director's Bio

From surviving the harsh winters of northern Scandinavia to experiencing the aftershocks in Nepal, Andrew Yuyi Truong is a world traveler whose work has been featured by Apple, Billboard, Complex Mag, and Hypebeast. With experience analyzing light in over 30 countries, he is able to fabricate any mood to enhance a story. His travels are what allow him to continue to find new stories and practice his craft. Andrew has an unrivaled technical eye for detail and his ability to problem solve through cinematic theory and lighting techniques is a gift.

Plays in


    A collection of short films that speaks to the unspoken.

    In This Program: Ode, Bicultural, First Generation, Wonderland, Looking for Luke

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