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Boat People

10 min
Direction Kjell Boersma, Thao Lam
Production Office national du film du Canada
Distribution Office national du film du Canada
Canada - OntarioCanada - Quebec2023English
Boat People
As a child in Vietnam, Thao’s mother often rescued ants from bowls of sugar water. Years later, they would return the favour. Boat People is an animated documentary that uses a striking metaphor to trace one family’s flight across the turbulent waters of history.