No Crying at the Dinner Table

Published on February 11, 2022
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Captions provided by CCTubes – Captioning the Internet! Filmmaker Carol Nguyen interviews her own family to craft an emotionally complex and meticulously composed portrait of intergenerational trauma, grief, and secrets in this cathartic documentary about things left unsaid.

NO CRYING AT THE DINNER TABLE
Directed by : Carol Nguyen
Produced by : Carol Nguyen, Aziz Zoromba
For Your Consideration, Best Documentary Short Subject

75+ Festivals, 20+ Awards including:
**World Premiere — TIFF, 2019
**International Premiere — IDFA 2019
**Grand Jury Award for Short Documentary — SXSW Film Festival, 2020
**Short List for Shorts — DOC NYC, 2020
**Nomination for Best Documentary Short — Canadian Screen Awards, 2020
**Best International Documentary — Galway Film Fleadh, 2020
(Learn more : http://bit.ly/3qVR2Wr)

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NO CRYING AT THE DINNER TABLE is a student film which Carol Nguyen directed at the age of 21.
FAQ : carolnguyenfilms.com/faq-no-crying-at-the-dinner-table

Watch Carol Nguyen discuss her film with :
LULU WANG (The Farewell)
ALEXANDRIA BOMBACH (On Her Shoulders)
JEFF ORLOWSKI (The Social Dilemma)
www.linktr.ee/nocryingatthedinnertable

FOLLOW THE FILM’S JOURNEY
instagram.com/nocryingatthedinnertable
facebook.com/nocryingatthedinnertable
twitter.com/nocryingfilm

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PLEASE NOTE
Disclaimer: Discussion of trauma may trigger some viewers. To find a mental health / crisis hotline in your region, please visit: asianmhc.org/resource/#hotlines
Activate Vietnamese or French subtitles in the [CC] box

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BIO
Carol Nguyen is a 22 year-old, Vietnamese Canadian filmmaker based in Montreal. Her most recent film “No Crying at the Dinner Table” premiered at the TIFF in 2019 and had its international premiere at IDFA 2019, where she was also invited as the Opening Night speaker. It also received the Jury Prize for Short Documentary at SXSW 2020. Carol is a 2018 Sundance Ignite fellow, Adobe Creativity Scholar and a TIFF Share Her Journey ambassador, where she strives to empower diverse voices and women through her own stories and personal experiences in the film industry. Today, Carol is working towards developing her first documentary feature as well as an animated short.

Follow Carol Nguyen: instagram.com/carolnguyen_
Carol on representation and the film industry: http://bit.ly/2I0qxNQ

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CONTACT
Distribution & International Sales : Travelling, les films qui voyagent / Attn : Tam Dan Vu / [email protected]
Director: Carol Nguyen / [email protected]
Press Inquiries : David Magdael, [email protected]

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