Institute History

  • 2020 Screenwriters Intensive


Bardo is an animated story about the Vietnam War through the eyes of a civilian. After the fall of Saigon, Thao stops at nothing to keep her family together as they journey across the sea, but the battle takes its toll on her and she begins to hallucinate. It's a story of a mother’s strength, sacrifice, and will to leave the world she knows in pursuit of a better life for her family.


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