A still from The Long Walk, a 2019 film by is Mattie Do. As Laos’ only female filmmaker, Do is shaking up the country’s film industry and cementing a place as one of the most exciting new voices in Asian genre cinema.

Mattie Do, Laos’ only female filmmaker, is making history and shaking up the country’s film industry

  • Do’s films include the first ever Laotian horror film and the country’s first submission to the Academy Awards
  • She credits her husband, American screenwriter Chris Larsen, for sparking her interest in film
Topic |   Asian cinema
A still from The Long Walk, a 2019 film by is Mattie Do. As Laos’ only female filmmaker, Do is shaking up the country’s film industry and cementing a place as one of the most exciting new voices in Asian genre cinema.
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