The 2022 Salute Your Shorts Film Festival's Best Documentary LOVE, DAD directed by Diana Cam Van Nguyen is now streaming on The New Yorker
This film really punched me in the gut. I love the way director Diana Cam Van Nguyen uses a combination of animation, pictures, and letters to create a nostalgic sense of memory. The visuals really emphasize the hole where her father should be. Heart wrenching, relatable, and artistically strong, Love, Dad is perhaps my favorite short animation I’ve seen so far. — Jillian Corsie, Programmer
She finds letters full of love her dad wrote her 15 years ago. Now she fights to get that love back.