25 September – In the Mood for Love – 8:30pm – Soma Art Lounge
27 September – Movie Night: ‘A Plastic Ocean’, Q&A with Craig Leeson – Saigon Outcast
A PLASTIC OCEAN begins when journalist Craig Leeson, searching for the elusive blue whale, discovers plastic waste in what should be pristine ocean. In this adventure documentary, Craig teams up with free diver Tanya Streeter and an international team of scientists and researchers, and they travel to twenty locations around the world over the next four years to explore the fragile state of our oceans, uncover alarming truths about plastic pollution, and reveal working solutions that can be put into immediate effect. Meet the director Craig Leeson of the award winning netflix documentary ‘A Plastic Ocean’.
Tickets · ₫100,000
2 October – Take Me Home – Soma Documentary Screening – Soma Art Lounge
Documentary filmed in Saigon by Louis Barber Corallo
Tuesday Oct 2 – 8pm – free entry
Winner of Best Documentary Feature Film at the Sydney World Film Festival, the film Take Me Home follows Kye Poirrier; a brilliant Australian English teacher who fell to a stroke when he was teaching English in Vietnam. The film explores Kyle’s relationship with his carer, and how he struggled to get home to Sydney when the Australian embassy and his health insurance abandoned him at his most vulnerable time.
Directed, produced, shot and edited by Louis Corallo
BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE FILM- Sydney World Film Festival 2018
OFFICIAL SELECTION Sydney World Film Festival
OFFICIAL SELECTION Saigon Underground Film Festival
OFFICIAL SELECTION Munich Underground Film Festival
5 October – SaiGon is Burning: Dragula Horror Edition – Soma Art Lounge
SaiGon is Burning is Back and serve Filth, Horror, Glamour Drag inspired by The Boulet Brother Dragula show.
GenderFunk is dedicated to alternative queer art and this show will be showcasing a darker side of Drag.
Tickets · ₫100