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Documentaries hit the big screen

Documentary filmmakers have agreed that their approaches in working must be changed in order to bring more documentaries to the big screen and attract wider audiences.

Taiwanese movies to be screened in Hanoi

Award-winning Taiwanese films with the theme 'All about Love' will kick off the series of activities to introduce Chinese Taipei's culture in Vietnam in 2020.

Free filmmaking masterclass to feature Jason van Genderen

Social distancing won’t stop filmmakers creating masterpieces as a pocket filmmaking masterclass will open on 9.45am on April 23. The programme promises to change participants’ entire approach to filmmaking.

Film launched to warn against wildlife consumption to prevent disease outbreaks

It is part of the campaign 'Don’t Consume Wildlife to Protect Your Health And Of the Community'.

Most watched children’s programmes on Netflix during COVID-19 outbreak

Schools, parks and recreation centres have been closed due to the COVID-19 crisis, leaving millions of children at a loose end.

Movie buffs watch free online films

French Cultural Institute (L'Espace) is co-operating with Vietnamese movie company BHD to give movie buffs a chance to watch award-winning films free online from April 1 to 30. 

Netflix streams more Vietnamese movies from December

The move following the launching of Netflix’s Vietnamese version this October is a step to extend the outreach to Vietnamese audiences and win the market.

Danish films to be shown in Vietnam

Award-winning film Land of Mine will open the Danish Film Festival in Hà Nội and HCM City.

Vietnamese, Japanese co-production to be aired

 VietNamNet Bridge – A new production by Viet Nam Television (VTV) Film Centre and Ryukyu Ashahi Broadcasting Corporation will be aired on VTV channel 1 on Sunday.

Shakespeare lives on in film

VietNamNet Bridge – Movie buffs will get the chance to watch the 1968 version of Romeo & Juliet at an event in Ha Noi and HCM City on October 8-29. 

Hoang Sa film shown for free

 VietNamNet Bridge – There will be a free screening of French director Andre Menras's documentary on the Hoang Sa (Paracel) Archipelago at 53 Nguyen Du Street, at 3pm on Friday.

Film on Dr Yersin debuts in Ha Noi

 VietNamNet Bridge – A documentary film titled It Is Not a Life That Doesn't Move featuring late doctor Alexandre Yersin will make a debut in Ha Noi on Thursday.

Hanoi’s water puppetry theatre makes Asian Book of Records

The Thang Long Water Puppetry Theatre in Hanoi has made the Asian Book of Records as the only Asian theatre performing water puppet shows all 365 days of the year.

Korean band Sistar back to Vietnam

 Korean band Sistar will join a number of other famous Asian artists at the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) TV Song Festival in Hanoi on October 26.

Vietnamese cinematography and the Oscar dream (part 2)

 VietNamNet Bridge - To grasp the golden statue, Vietnamese cinema must have talents and this depends significantly on the training, but the Vietnamese movie "tree" is broken from the roots.

Film screenings inspire nation's youth

 VietNamNet Bridge – Film director Viet Dang believes that films can help audiences change their lifestyle and way of thinking in a positive manner.

Film on VN’s AO victims nominated at NYCIFF

VietNamNet Bridge – A documentary film on Vietnamese Agent Orange/dioxin (AO) victims will compete for a prize at the New York City International Film Festival 2013, scheduled for June 13-20.

Film to mark Vietnam-Japan ties

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam Television and Tokyo Broadcasting System will jointly shoot a film in June and July this year as a gift to Vietnamese and Japanese audience on the occasion of the 40 th anniversary of bilateral diplomatic ties.

EVENTS SCHEDULED FOR MARCH 15-31 (daily updated)

Updated information about cultural events in big cities of Vietnam.


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