Letters on the wave
(Chu tren song)
Director: Vuong Khanh Luong
Production: Vietnamese National Documentary and Scientific Film Company
DVD, Color, 26 min,
OV Vietnamese with French subtitles
Newly graduated young women are sent to their first teaching post in Va Gia, a fishermen village in the Along Bay. Out of 1 120 people living in raft houses, a quarter of the population aged from 6 to 25 does not know how to read and write. With the energy of youth, the novice teachers try to eradicate illiteracy, at the cost of their personal life.