Reimagining the Motherland: Through Experimental Documentary

Sur Name Viet Given Name Nam by Trinh T. Minh-ha (1989)
This experimental documentary explores the meanings of performing memory, history, and “truth.” Also following in the tradition of Third Cinema, this open-ended film poses critical questions regarding the politics of remembering and storytelling, reality and fiction as it pertains to the formation of identities, and problematic features of existing documentary film practices.

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