by Marco Zuin (Italy/Vietnam, short documentary - in development)


A documentary about Hoa, a Vietnamese healer, who guards the secrets of medicinal herbs, an ancient knowledge transmitted from mother to daughter.

Between tradition and modernity, an universal story about Hoa’s commitment to protect her forest and improve the health of her community at Mau Village (North east Vietnam).

Tech info


Title: Hoa – Portrait of a healer

Written and directed by: Marco Zuin

Produced and commissioned by GTV – Gruppo Trentino Volontariato

In collaboration with Altrove Films

Creative producer: Roberto Cavallini for Altrove Films

Language: Vietnamese (Italian and English subs)

Locations: Hanoi and North-East Vietnam

Length: 20 min

Photos: Anna Brian