Global Voices "Daughter from Dangang/Balikbayan" on PBS World

Global Voices "Daughter from Dangang/Balikbayan" on PBS World

Tue, 04/27/2010 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Mai Thi Kim and Heidi Bub, mother and daughter, reunited after 22 years.

Credit: 2002 Daughter From Danang

A mother and daughter face challenges after being separated for 22 years.

Global Voices "Daughter from Dangang/Balikbayan" encores Tuesday, April 27 at 7 p.m. on PBS World (cable 524/DT21.2).

This highly honored, critically acclaimed film tells the story of a Vietnamese mother and her Amerasian daughter who are joyously reunited after 22 years — but whose illusions are quickly shattered as the reality of cultural differences and years of separation sets in. Short film “Balikbayan” follows.

An international independent documentary series from the Independent Television Service (ITVS), GLOBAL VOICES samples the best of international documentary. In its second season, the series features several new documentaries and notable international documentaries that have previously aired on PBS in other forums.