Documentary Month 1st - 31st July 2021

My Mother the Action Star 

My Mother the Action Star 

Australian Documentary

*In-Cinema* *Short Session 1*

Maria Tran is a Western Sydney-based actor, martial artist and director. She is a leading action star in Asia and has worked with Hollywood luminaries such as Jackie Chan and Roger Corman but it’s been a hard road, especially for a young Australian Vietnamese woman in the male- dominated, often sexist industry that is action films. Most of Maria’s work has been overseas as, despite its enormous popularity globally, Australia doesn’t produce action films—let alone female-centric ones

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