DVAN's aim is to promote artists from the Vietnamese Diaspora whose work in literature, visual art, film and performance art enriches our communities and strengthens ties between Vietnamese across the globe. We undertake to support this body of work through cultural events, exhibits and publications that explore connections between art and society.
April 25, 7-9 pm: AFTER 40 YEARS: FILMMAKERS REFLECT ON THE 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE VIETNAM WAR. With Doan Hoang, Julie Thi Underhill, I. Adele Ray and Kim Spurlock. Oakland Asian Cultural Center, 388 Ninth Street, Ste. 290, Oakland, CA 94607 (free and open to the public)
June 6: THE FUTURE OF VIETNAMESE AMERICAN LITERATURE. With Viet Thanh Nguyen, Bich Minh Nguyen and GB Tran. Moderator: Aimee Phan. Bay Area Book Festival at UCB
November 21-22: INTERNATIONAL SOUTH EAST ASIAN FILM FESTIVAL (I-SEA Film Fest) @ New People Cinema, SF