It's a very personal story... it just flowed very well, and the storytelling was very seamless.
Judge Christoffer Bjerre
They say it takes three generations for a culture to assimilate. But what comes next? "Every Grain of Rice" seeks to answer this question, by exploring cultural identity and love through food.
Carol Nguyen is an award-winning filmmaker based in Toronto. Carol has directed eight short films and has screened them in over 80 festivals around the globe. In 2017, she was named an ambassador for TIFF's Share Her Journey campaign, where she strived to empower diverse voices and women through her own stories and personal experiences in the film industry. Most recently, she was selected as a 2018 Sundance Ignite Fellow and Adobe Creativity Scholar. Today, Carol is continuing her passion for filmmaking at Concordia University in Montreal.