Junior film production major Nikole Lim short film, “Ca Mao,
Vietnam: The 600 Lepers,” was selected as one of the 35 semi-finalists in the
4th annual Film Your Issue (FYI) competition, an international contest that
engages global young adults 14 to 24 in pressing social issues via the creation
of two-minute videos.
Lim’s film aims to shed more light on leprosy in Vietnam and
bring awareness to the lives of those afflicted with the disease.
“I am excited to have been recognized for the film,” Lim
said. “I hope it will be beneficial for my future work.”
Lim has two documentaries lined up as upcoming projects. The
first will focus on a community of mothers living with AIDS and the second will
investigate homeless youth in Los
Winners will be announced on June 6 at the FYI 2008 Awards
Ceremony at the Sony Pictures Studios in Los
Angeles. FYI was created in partnership with USA Today, MySpace, MTV, The United
Nations, The Associated Press, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, The
NAACP, Sony Pictures Entertainment, The Humane Society of the United States, The American Film
Institute and many others.
Click here to view, “Ca Mao,