Truong Minh Quý

Truong Minh Quý

Still: The Tree House
TRUONG Minh Quý was born 1990 in Buon Ma Thuot, a small city in the Central Highlands of Vietnam. In his films, he experiments with the combination of abstract concepts and images with realistic improvisations during shooting. He is an alumnus of the 2012 Asian Film Academy (Busan International Film Festival) and 2016 Berlinale Talents. His films have been selected for international film festivals and exhibitions such as the Locarno International Film Festival, New York Film Festival, Clermont-Ferrand Film Festival, International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, IFFR, Busan International Film Festival and Les Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin. He won the main Art Prize at the 20th VideoBrasil (São Paulo) in 2017. His second feature, The Tree House (2019), premiered at Locarno Film Festival where it was called “one of the festival’s three best premieres” by MUBI and “a singular entrancing ode to memory and filmmaking” by The Film Stage. The film went on to screen at major festivals worldwide.

Filmography

(selection) A Raw Video (2012, short doc), Someone Is Going to Forest (2013, short), Mars in the Well (2014, short, co-dir), Déjà Vu (2014, short), The City of Mirrors (2015, short), How Green Was the Calabash Garden (2016, short doc), The City of Mirrors: A Fictional Biography (2016), The Tree House (2019)