Vietnam Film Week in Laos is scheduled to take place from May 5-11 in Vientiane and Savannakhet provinces, commemorating the 60th anniversary of the Dien Bien Phu victory (1954-2014).
During the festival, eight famous films about the Dien Bien Phu campaign which will be screened including Vo chong A Phu (A Phu husband and wife), La Co Chuan (Standard Flag), Hai Nguoi Me (Two Mothers), Dien Bien Phu, Hoa Ban Do (Red Banhinia Flower), Chien Thang Dien Bien Phu (Dien Bien Phu Victory) and Cot moc vang Dien Bien Phu (Dien Bien Phu golden milestone).
The films will also be broadcast on Lao National TV’s channel 1 and 3.
The week-long festival provides a time for younger generations of both nations to reflect on the significance of the historic victory and, most significantly, the assistance the Laotian people provided Vietnam in the struggle for independence from the French colonialists.
This is also one of meaningful events which features the time-honoured friendship, solidarity and all-around cooperation between Vietnam and Laos, contributing to the cause of peace, cooperation and development in the region and the world.
The event was co-organised by the Vietnamese Embassy in Laos, Vietnam Culture Centre in Laos, Vietnam Film Institute and the Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism of Laos.