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31 documentaries from Europe and Vietnam to be screened
  • | PSNews | June 01, 2017 08:18 PM
The 8th Euro – Vietnam Film Festival gathers 31 documentary films, including 10 films from European countries, namely France, Belgium, Germany, Spain, Denmark, England, Sweden, Switzerland, Austria, Israel and 21 films of Vietnam.

A documentation film on the band "Buc Tuong" (The Wall) will be also screened

The festival is organized by the European Union National Institutes for Culture (EUNIC) and Vietnam’s National Documentation and Scientific Film Center (DSF).

The event will take place from June 9 to 18 in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh city. The films to be screened have various themes, from environment, climate change, unpredicted consequences of development of human kinds, contemporary conflicts and biography.

Many of the films have won awards at international festivals in Europe. Particularly, “Amy”, a film about the life and career of an English female musician and singer - Amy Winehouse, won the Oscars 2016 for Best Documentary.

Vietnamese films selected for the festival are high-end works, produced by the DSF, the Vietnam Television or independent film makers.

Under the schedule, a Vietnamese documentary and another European will be shown on each evening during the festival. Films by independent filmmakers will be screened in the afternoon. The Film Festival will also provide venues for film makers to meet and exchange their experiences.

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