Love, Dad

Documentary Short Film Contest 50 ED. 2022 SPECIAL MENTION
Czech Republic – Slovakia 2021 12' Documentary - Animation

A short film about ties and chasms between a daughter and her farther. The author finds love letters her dad used to write to her from prison. A love that seems to have gone now. She decides to write back in hopes of finding the connection again. She puts in writing what could not be said: blaming him for the break-up of the family but also trying to understand him.

Diana Cam Van Nguyen

Diana Cam Van Nguyen (*1993, Czech Republic) is a Czech-Vietnamese director based in Prague. She did internships in Birmingham and Lyon and participated as artist in residence in Vienna MuseumQuartier. Her bachelor film Malá / The Little One (2017) won several awards at festivals and competed for the ECFA Doc Award at Berlinale 2019. Her next short film Spolu sami / Apart (2018) internationally premiered at the IFF Rotterdam 2019 in the Voices Shorts category. It also competed at Annecy, at the BFI London Film Festival and was a finalist for the BAFTA Student Film Award 2019. Her last short Love, Dad will premiere in the Locarno Film Festival in Pardi di domani section. In her works she focuses on personal topics using animated documentary.


Diana Cam Van Nguyen


Diana Cam Van Nguyen, Lukáš Janičík


13ka, FAMU & nutprodukcia


Lukáš Janičík


Viera Marinová


Viera Marinová


Diana Cam Van Nguyen, Barbora Halířová, David Štumpf & Vojtěch Domlátil