Sweetheart of the Song Tra Bong
Based on the Novel
The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien
Directed by
Kyle Awayan
Assistant Director
Matthew Nguyen
Written by
Kyle Awayan
Kyle Awayan
Natalie Elias
Jordan Racher
Chris Hernandez
Matthew Nguyen
Joey Tan
“I Want to Hold Your Hand” by The Beatles
“Third Symphony “The Tragic,” Mvt. 3 - Mesto (for Natalie) by James Barnes performed by the Benicia High School Wind Ensemble
“Mr. Blue Sky” Electric Light Orchestra
Special Thanks
Gelo and Sean Lee for letting us use their military stuff
Jkapture Studios for letting me borrow a microphone
Mom and Dad for letting us use the house
Canon 6D Mark II
EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM
K&F Concept 77mm ND2-ND400 Variable Neutral Density Filter
RØDE VideoMic Pro+ (kindly provided by Jkapture Studios)
DJI Ronin-S
Shot in Technicolor Cinestyle

The weapons seen in this film are airsoft guns and were not loaded. No alcohol was consumed in the making of this film. Made for Mrs. Gaines AP English Language and Composition Made by Benicia High School students.