LAST DAYS IN VIETNAM


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Event:
LAST DAYS IN VIETNAM
Date:
Friday, April 17, 2015
Time:
7:00 PM
Cost:
Free
Venue:
Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center
Address:
138 W. Broadway, Salt Lake City, UT, 84101

Directed by Rory Kennedy
98 min | 2014 | USA | Not Rated

*Post-film discussion with director Rory Kennedy; Stuart Herrington, Col, U.S. Army (Ret.); and artist Binh Pho, who escaped from Vietnam in 1978. The discussion will be moderated by KUER News Director Terry Gildea.

In April 1975, during the final days of the Vietnam War, as the North Vietnamese Army closed in on Saigon, South Vietnamese resistance crumbled. Village after village fell to the North while the few military operatives still in the country contemplated withdrawal. With thousands of South Vietnamese lives hanging in the balance, those in control faced an impossible decision—who would go and who would be left behind.

Official Selection: 2014 Sundance Film Festival
 
Presented in partnership with KUED, American Experience, and WGBH.
 
RadioWest – April 15, 2015:
Emmy Award-winning Documentary Filmmaker Rory Kennedy joins Doug to discuss her film Last Days of Vietnam.