Documentary to showcase Agent Orange legacy

Friends of Vietnam Heritage (FVH) presents the Vietnam premiere of the documentary Lighter than Orange – The Legacy of Dioxin in Vietnam on June 18. 

The documentary depicts the fate of just a few of the four million Vietnamese veterans who were victims of Agent Orange. The veterans speak about their exposure to the dioxin-based herbicide during the war and their lives afterwards.

Ligher than Orange won the Grand Prize Documentary Feature Award at the Socially Relevant Film Festival in New York, and the Gold Award at the Filmmakers World Festival in Jakarta in March.

The 72-minute movie will be screened in Vietnamese with English subtitles from 7.30pm. There will be a Q&A session afterwards with some of the films veterans and children from the Friendship Village.