Kingston Canadian Film Festival | Kim Nguyen
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Kim Nguyen


Kim Nguyen

Director, Writer, Producer

The Hummingbird Project

In 2002, Kim Nguyen wrote and directed his first feature: Le Marais. The film received 6 Jutra nominations including “Best Film” and “Best Director”. His second feature, Truffe, won “Best Film” at the Karlovy Vary Fresh Film Festival.


In 2009 he directed La Cité, an international co-production starring Jean Marc Barr. War Witch (Rebelle) has been sold in over 25 territories and has been nominated for “Best foreign language film” at the Oscars in 2013. It was also nominated for “Best international Film” at the 28th Film Independent Spirit Awards. War Witch won the Silver Bear for “best actress” at the Berlinale 2012 and the “Best narrative film” and “best actress” awards at TriBeCa Film Festival.


In 2015, Kim Nguyen directed his first documentary: The Nose and his first English-language film: Two Lovers and a Bear, selected at Cannes’ Directors Fortnight in 2016.  In 2017, Nguyen saw the release of his film Eye on Juliet that premiered in the section Venice Days at the Venice Mostra. His next title, The Hummingbird Project, starring Jesse Eisenberg and Alexander Skarsgård, will be released in 2018.