Outside in Hanoi: Now on vimeo!


20 November 2019

Outside in Hanoi is a short documentary about the young migrants in Hanoi, Vietnam. Through the personal stories told by 3 rural women coming to Hanoi for work and study, the short film reflects the living conditions of hundred thousand migrants in big cities in Vietnam.

Now available on vimeo!

Produced as part of the #Tryspaces project by students from the Université de Montréall and the Hanoi National University Of Civil Engineering

🏆 Second prize recipient at the 2019 Social Political Short Film Festival of the Audience Awards.


Relationships of rural youth migrants to urban and virtual public spaces in Hanoi and their everyday resistance tactics when labelled as transgressive by others


How do young working rural migrants relate to, use, and perceive their place in Hanoi’s urban and virtual public spaces? What resistance tactics do they draw upon to access public space when labelled as transgressive by others? Hanoi has been attracting a steady flow of migrants over the past twenty years since internal migration restrictions […]