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Sad Song of Yellow Skin

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A film about the people of Saigon as seen through the experiences of three young American journalists who, in 1970, explored in their own way the consequences of war and of the American presence. It is not a film about the Vietnam war, or the rights or wrongs of it, but about the people who lived on the fringe of battle. The views of the city are arresting; but away from the shrines and the open-air markets lay another city, swollen with refugees and war orphans, where every inch of habitable space was coveted.

1970, 58 min 05 s

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Best Film Award
HEMISFILM
June 4 to 7 1972, San Antonio - USA

Award for Best Documentary
Festival of World Television
August 19 to 22 1971, Hollywood - USA

Gold Medal - Special Jury Award
International Film Festival
June 19 to 26 1971, Atlanta - USA

Silver Boomerang for Best Film over 30 minutes
International Film Festival
June 4 to 19 1971, Melbourne - Australia

Blue Ribbon Award
Itinerant - American Film and Video Festival
May 11 to 15 1971, New York - USA

Emily Award
Itinerant - American Film and Video Festival
May 11 to 15 1971, New York - USA

Robert Flaherty Award
BAFTA / British Academy Film Awards
March 1 1971, London - England

Etrog - Special Award for Reportage
Genie Awards
October 3 1970, Toronto - Canada