Vietnamese documentary in Oscars shortlist for first time

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(VOVWORLD) - “Children of the Mist” (Nhung dua tre trong suong), a documentary film by Ha Le Diem, a woman director from the Tay ethnic minority group, has been included into the shortlist of the top 15 documentary films advanced in the Documentary Feature Film category of the 95th Academy Awards.
Vietnamese documentary in Oscars shortlist for first time - ảnh 1A scene from "Children of the Mist".

This marks the first time a Vietnamese film has made the shortlist.

The 92-minute documentary tells a story about Di, a 12-year-old girl from the Mong ethnic minority group, who struggles with many challenges during her maturity journey due to conflicts between traditions and modern values. 

The 2023 Oscar includes 10 categories - Documentary Feature Film, Documentary Short Film, International Feature Film, Makeup and Hairstyling, Music (Original Score), Music (Original Song), Animated Short Film, Live Action Short Film, Sound, and Visual Effects.

The 95th Academy Awards will be held in Los Angeles on March 12, 2023.