Afro-Vietnamese Orphans Tell Their Stories in ‘Indochina: Traces of a Mother’

A new(er) documentary film by Idrissou Mora-Kpai follows the stories of Afro-Vietnamese orphans born of Vietnamese mothers and West African fathers - tirailleurs sénégalais - brought by the French to fight la sale guerre, mostly in today’s Viet Nam.  The synopsis: Through the story of Christophe, a 58-year-old Afro-Vietnamese man, the film reveals the little … Continue reading Afro-Vietnamese Orphans Tell Their Stories in ‘Indochina: Traces of a Mother’