In 2002, Kim Nguyen wrote and directed his first feature film: Le Marais. The film received 6 Jutra nominations including Best Film and Best Director. His second feature, Trufe, which he wrote, directed and produced, stars Roy Dupuis and was the opening film at Montreal‘s FANTASIA Film Festival in 2008. It also garnered international awards including Best Film at the Karlovy Vary Fresh Film Festival. In 2009 he directed La Cité, an international co-production starring Jean Marc Barr.
War Witch, his latest feature was entirely shot in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in July 2011. Presented in Official Competition at Berlin International Film Festival War Witch received the Silver Bear for Best Actress (Rachel Mwanza) and a special mention from the Ecumenical Jury.