Letters from Panduranga

  • October 8, 2022 / 15:00

2015, 35', color
Vietnamese with English, Turkish subtitles

At the border of documentary and fiction, shifting between foreground and background, portraits and landscapes, Nguyễn’s essay film Letters from Panduranga was prompted by the Vietnamese government’s plans to build the country’s first nuclear power plants in Ninh Thuan. Formerly known as Panduranga, this is the spiritual heartland of the Cham people, whose 2000-year old matriarchal Hindu culture faces perpetual threats.

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