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Ham Tran

Dear Friends,

” WRITER/DIRECTOR HAM TRAN ACHIEVES THE IMPOSSIBLE” – Matt Zoller Seitz, NY Times

“A REMARKABLY AMBITIOUS DEBUT” – Kevin Thomas, LA Times

Check out the NPR THE WORLD INTERVIEW that was aired nationally – http://www.theworld.org/wma.php?id=0404078

Written/directed/edited by Ham Tran, JOURNEY FROM THE FALL is a project that is near and dear to the Vietnamese and immigrant community. Please spread the word about this critically acclaimed story that has NEVER been told before, and at its heart, this is a story shared by all refugees.

JOURNEY FROM THE FALL has HIGHEST per screen average two weeks in a row in the ENTIRE country beating out EVERY studio, mini-major and indie movie in this category including BLADES OF GLORY, MEET THE ROBINSONS and THE NAMESAKE.

JOURNEY FROM THE FALL will be opening in San Diego, Washington DC and Long Beach this weekend. Next weekend, we’ll be opening all across the Bay Area with many more theaters being added everyday. Please check the link for up to date theater info http://journeyfromthefall.com/Theaters.aspx

The expansion will continue as long as people show up to support. Buy your pre-sale tickets today! Please go support because it is a good film. www.journeyfromthefall.com

Here’s a video message from the director himself! Please forward it along:
http://www.journeyfromthefall.com/message.aspx

And here’s the trailer in all it’s HD glory on APPLE’s website: http://www.apple.com/trailers/independent/journeyfromthefall/hd/

And please MySpace them, send a text to a friend, blog it, tell your family and friends in other states, or if you do one thing this month to support a worthy cause, make that one thing buying a ticket to JOURNEY FROM THE FALL.

www.journeyfromthefall.com
www.myspace.com/journeyfromthefall

SUNDANCE 2006 – OFFICIAL SELECTION
WINNER OF 12 INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS INCLUDING:

Milano International Film Festival 2006 – Best Cinematography
Newport Beach Film Festival 2006 – Special Jury Prize
Amazonas International Film Festival 2006 (Brazil) – Grand Jury Prize
San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival 2006 – Audience Award
Boulder International Film Festival 2007 – Best Feature Film

“movingly depicted” – Kevin Crust, LA Times

“Striking in its timeliness, unforgettable in its impact, this is a JOURNEY that must be taken.” -Todd David Schwartz, CBS Radio

“A Post-Vietnam War boat people saga is launched to compelling effect” – Russell Edwards , Daily Variety

“a deftly directed movie” – Howard Feinstein , Indie Wire

“careful and intelligent story-telling” – Jonathan W. Hickman , Entertainment Insiders

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This entry was posted on April 6, 2007 by in Director - Ham Tran.
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