The seventh National Environmental Film Festival will open for entries from August 20 to September 31, 2019, organisers said at a press conference in Hanoi on August 19.
At the press conference (Source: baotainguyenmoitruong.vn)
The entries must beproduced between January 1, 2016 and October 15, 2019, focusing on themes such as measures andsolutions to waste issues, scientific-technological advances in environmentalprotection, the prevention of violations of laws on environmental protection, theeconomical and effective use of natural resources, natural preservation,economic development adaptable to climate change, initiatives and models inenvironmental protection and communication work in this regard.
They will compete inthe categories of documentary, science film, reportage and cartoon.
The best 16 works willbe announced at a ceremony scheduled to be held in the fourth quarter of 2019.
Speaking at the pressconference, Vu Minh Ly, Deputy Director of the Communications Centre of theMinistry of Natural Resources and Environment, said the the previous editionsof the triennial film festival attracted 584 entries, with 146 awarded.
The festival hascontributed to improving the role of cinematography and television inenvironmental protection, he added.–VNA