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SIFF judge Dustin Nguyen rates local indie films

  • Deanne Whitfield

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Sat, April 19 2008   /  12:26 pm
DUSTIN NGUYEN: (JP/Deanne Whitfield)(JP/Deanne Whitfield)

DUSTIN NGUYEN: (JP/Deanne Whitfield) The 21st Singapore International Film Festival (SIFF) was held in Singapore from April 4-14, with an exciting line up of independent films from the region, Asian cinema and world cinema. Dustin Nguyen, a Vietnamese-American actor who shot to fame in the 1987 TV drama series 21 Jump Street and who starred in the 2005 Australian independent film Little Fish, was invited by the SIFF committee to be a member of the festival's official judging panel. The Jakarta Post caught up with Nguyen on the sidelines of the SIFF to get his perspective of the festival and the Indonesian independent films he watched and judged as a SIFF jury member. Question: What do you think of this year's SIFF? Answer: It's my first time at the SIFF, it's interesting because I've been to quite a few film festivals but this is the first time I've re...