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HCM City seeks to build “film city”

The first HCM City International Film Festival (HIFF) is scheduled to take place in early 2024 and is expected to contribute to the establishment of HCM City as a "film city."

Pacific Alliance Film Festival to return to Hanoi

The embassies of Chile, Colombia, Peru, and Mexico will once again come together to celebrate the fourth edition of the Pacific Alliance Film Festival, with the event running from December 4 to December 5 in Hanoi.

Six Vietnamese movies to be screened at Asian world film festival

A total of six local movies are set to be introduced to international audiences at the ninth edition of the Asian world film festival (AWFF) which is currently underway in Los Angeles, California in the United States.

Vietnam Film Week 2023 to feature Hanoi-themed film

Twenty-eight Vietnamese films will be screened for free from November 13-19 to celebrate the 23rd Vietnam Film Festival, according to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

HCMC Int’l Film Festival officially presented at BIFF 2023

The HCMC International Film Festival (HIFF) 2024 was presented at the Vietnam Night in the Busan International Film Festival 2023 in Busan, Korea on October 9.

Five local film projects for sale unveiled at Busan Market

Vietnam-based sales agent Skyline Media has unveiled five new Vietnamese titles for sale and distribution at the Asian Contents & Film Market (ACFN) market which accompanies the Busan International Film Festival.

Vietnamese films to represent in international film festivals

A series of short films, cartoons, and feature films will represent Vietnam in many different film festivals around the world.

First HCMC International Film Festival 2024 to take place next April

The HCMC International Film Festival 2024 will be organized for the first time on April 6- 13 in the next year, announced the municipal Department of Culture and Sports at a press conference held in the city on September 20.

European-Vietnamese documentary film festival to open in late September

The documentaries will give audiences a deeper insight into life, people and society in two contrasting cultures: East and West.

Indian veteran actor Anupam Kher attends Indian Film Festival in HCMC

Audiences were excited about the appearance of Anupam Kher, one of India's most renowned actors, at Indian Film Festival taking place in HCMC on August 13-15.

Two Vietnamese films get four nominations at ASEAN Int'l Film Festival 2023

Two Vietnamese movies, namely Memento Mori: Dat (Memento: Earth) and Dem toi ruc ro (The Brilliant Darkness), have been nominated in four categories of the ASEAN International Films Festivals & Awards (AIFFA) 2023.

Vietnamese veteran actress judges AIFFE Film Festival

Vietnamese actress and director Hong Anh is a juror at the 6th ASEAN International Films Festival (AIFFA) in Sarawak, Malaysia from August 2 to 4.

Truong Ngoc Anh judges Malaysia International Film Festival

Vietnamese actress, film producer, and entrepreneur Truong Ngoc Anh was the only Vietnamese person to work as a member of the judging panel for the sixth Malaysia International Film Festival, held from July 23 to 29 in Kuala Lumpur.

Vietnamese movies to compete at ASEAN Int’l Film Festival

Two Vietnamese movies will compete at the ASEAN International Film Festival (AIFFA) 2023.

Russian film companies to join Telefim Vietnam 2023

Eighteen Russian firms will attend the International Exhibition of Film, Technology, Radio and Television (Telefim Vietnam) 2023 that will take place in Ho Chi Minh City from June 8-10.

Vietnamese directors shine at 2023 Cannes Film Festival

Vietnamese-French filmmaker Tran Anh Hung won the best director prize at the 76th Cannes International Film Festival for "La passion de Dodin Bouffant" (The Pot-au-Feu) on May 27.

Vietnamese film leaves positive impression at Cannes Film Festival

Following on from its global premiere on May 24 at the Directors Fortnight section of the Cannes Film Festival, Vietnamese movie “Ben Trong Vo Ken Vang received a five-minute standing ovation from audiences.

Domestic audiences experience European cinema at film festival

The 22nd European Film Festival is taking place in Hanoi, HCM City and the central province of Hue, showing nearly 20 contemporary European films.

European Film Festival 2023 opens in Hanoi

Vietnamese movie lovers will be enthralled by an array of the best 19 films from EU member countries during the European Film Festival (EUFF) 2023, which opened in Hanoi on May 21.

Two Vietnamese representatives to attend Cannes festival's film market

The French Embassy in Vietnam is set to assist two Vietnamese representatives to participate in Marché du film de Cannes, one of the largest film markets in the world which will run during the Cannes Film Festival from May 16 to May 24.