New film recalls the ‘Last Days in Vietnam’

New film recalls the  ‘Last Days in Vietnam’
New film recalls the  ‘Last Days in Vietnam’

New film recalls the ‘Last Days in Vietnam’

WBEZ film contributor Milos Stehlik sits down with director Rory Kennedy to talk about her new film, ‘Last Days in Vietnam.’ the film follows the end of the American presence in Saigon and the attempt to evacuate 135,000 South Vietnamese. It opens tonight at the Music Box Theatre in Chicago and plays until October 9th. (photo: Mobs of South Vietnamese civilians scale the 14-foot wall of the U.S. Embassy in Saigon, April 29, 1975, trying to reach evacuation helicopters as the last Americans departed from Vietnam. (AP Photo))