News Flash: Documentary Screening: “Finding the Virgo”

By UCBerkeleyAAADS

Film producers Barre Fong and Lauren Vuong showcase a story of the Vuong Family, where following the conclusion of the Vietnam War, and years of resilience in the process of their resettlement, they embark on a emotionally driven journey to identify their rescuers.

The documentary showing will be at Wed, November 14, 2018, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM PST.

Location: Town School for Boys, 2750 Jackson Street, San Francisco, CA 94115


A Message from the Creators: “This story of compassion and gratitude traces the Vuong family’s journey from the shores of Vietnam, through their perilous journey at sea and eventually to their resettlement in America. Never forgetting their brush with death, the eldest daughter, Lauren, embarks on a decades-long search for the captain and crew of the LNG Virgo – their rescuers. This is the story of the American Hope and the American Dream. It is a timeless tale of war, desperation, survival, and the serendipitous heroes who embody the best of humanity.

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