Kim B, born in 1989 in Bien Hoa, Dong Nai province, is an immensely talented makeup artist who has made a name for herself in the film industry. Notably, she worked as a makeup artist in the highly acclaimed film “Kong: Skull Island” directed by Jordan Roberts.

Despite not being a professional actor, Kim Bao made her debut as an actress in the film industry with her appearance in “Đêm tối rực rỡ”.

“Đêm tối rực rỡ” is a critically acclaimed movie directed by Aaron Toronto, which received multiple awards at the Golden Kite Awards 2022 presented by the Vietnam Cinema Association. The film won accolades for Best Feature Film, Best Cinematography, Best Leading Actress, Best Screenplay, and Best Supporting Actor.

The film also received recognition at the 2022 Santa Fe Film Festival in New Mexico, USA, where it was awarded for Best Story and Best Female Performance.

The storyline of “Đêm tối rực rỡ” revolves around the theme of domestic abuse and follows the funeral of a grandfather. The family members believe they have inherited a fortune, only to discover that the grandfather lost everything due to gambling and now the mafia is coming to collect the debt. They must repay the debt before sunrise or face dire consequences.

Established in 2013, AIFFA serves as a platform for ASEAN directors, cinematographers, actors, and film enthusiasts to come together and celebrate outstanding movies from the region.

In the ASEAN International Films Festivals & Awards 2023 held in Malaysia on August 4, two Vietnamese movies, “Memento Mori: Đất” (Memento: Earth) and “Đêm tối rực rỡ”, have received nominations in four categories.