|Hip Hop in Ho Chi Minh|
The acclaimed Vietnamese International Film Festival
--an eight-day showcase of short and feature films--launches tonight in Irvine with Stephane Gauger
's impressive Saigon Electric
, a drama about hip-hop dancers and present-day youth culture in Vietnam.
You can see Gauger's opening night film for $20 at the Edwards University Town Center 6 in Irvine, near UC Irvine.
It's the biennial festival's fifth showing and it could be the best yet with more films than ever, according to festival co-director, Ysa Le.
|In Bi, Don't Be Afraid, a female teacher is hot for a student|
to see the festival's entire schedule.
--R. Scott Moxley / OC Weekly