Naneek

Vietnam veteran Tim Keenan returns to the land that has haunted him. In search of peace of mind and forgiveness, he revisits the battleground of Dak To and meets with former enemies in order to acknowledge the humanity of the Vietnamese people he fought against.

  • Neal Steeno
    Director
  • Tim Keenan
    Key Cast
  • Jake Keenan
    Key Cast
  • Bill Ervin
    Key Cast
  • Nguyen Anh
    Key Cast
  • Colleen McClelland
    Key Cast
  • Mr. Thuat
    Key Cast
  • Christal Frost
    Key Cast
  • Ryan Bilinski
    Editor
  • Robert Woodward
    Cinematography
  • La Liberte
    Original Music
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Genres:
    War & Peace, Personal, Documentary, Vietnam
  • Runtime:
    36 minutes 22 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    June 15, 2015
  • Production Budget:
    6,500 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States, Viet Nam
  • Language:
    English, Vietnamese
  • Shooting Format:
    Canon C300
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16/9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Traverse City Film Festival
    Traverse City
    United States
    July 31, 2015
    North American Premiere
    Audience Award for Best Documentary Short
  • Woodstock Film Festival
    Woodstock
    United States
    October 1, 2015
    New York State Premiere
    Honorable Mention
  • Milwaukee Film Festival
    Milwaukee
    United States
    October 4, 2016
    Wisconsin Premiere
Director Biography - Neal Steeno

Neal is a freelance producer, visual designer and actor based out of Milwaukee. He recently worked as a senior designer for GMR Marketing, and before that a producer at a public radio station out of Michigan. Neal regularly hosted live storytelling events called Weathered Beard. Stories based from a conversation about one simple element, beards. His beard is currently in its winter phase, and is his spirit animal.

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