Friday, June 12, 2009

Saigon 2009

Via Michael Sieburg' s blog ( , this is a YouTube clip of a documentary by famous former war correspondent, Peter Arnett, who recently returned to Saigon. Here's the description of the clip by poster-film maker Othello Khanh: 

"Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Peter Arnett takes a nostalgic trip around Saigon half a century after his coverage of the War from 1962 to 1975 with the Associated Press.

The documentary captures candid insights from Arnett and Saigon denizens as they survey old and new landmarks in Ho Chi Minh City. It is made in association with the whats on publication, The Word Ho Chi Minh City and Créa TV.

Saigon 2009 with Peter Arnett is a preview of "Vietnam 2020", a film by Othello Khanh set to document the Nation's road to modernity."

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