NGUYENing | The Lee Nguyen Story
Directed by Alfonso Bui
Q&A to follow with filmmakers
A teenage soccer phenom skyrockets to stardom like no one before him, becoming the first ethnic Vietnamese player to represent the United States. Then, in an unprecedented move, he leaves for Asia, his star fading into obscurity.
Audience Award – Best Documentary Short (Houston Asian American Pacific Islander Film Festival)
Post Screening Panelists:
Alfonso Bui, Director
Following a couple of years as a high school dean, Alfonso decided to pursue a career in fashion photography which in turn led to the art of moving imageS. He currently provides cinematography for U.S. Soccer, ESPN and MTV while also directing his own features including ART THERAPY: THE MOVIE and NGUYENING: THE LEE NGUYEN STORY.
MLS Producer: Kyle Green, Will Kuhns