NGUYEN TRINH THIb. 1973, Hanoi, Vietnam. Lives and works in Hanoi.
Nguyen Trinh Thi is an independent filmmaker and documentarian based in Hanoi, Vietnam. Her diverse practice has consistently investigated the role of memory in the necessary unveiling of hidden, displaced or misinterpreted histories, often making use of original documentary footage or undertaking extensive investigative field work.. Inspired by her heritage, her pieces are powerful and haunting, and focus on social and cultural issues in Vietnam. She founded the Hanoi Doclab, a center for documentary filmmaking and video art in Hanoi.