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The tragic level of box office revenue of most films that have been adapted from books is examined by cinema critic Nguyen Phong Viet.

Local film industry has new high hopes of a successful year ahead

Although the Vietnamese film industry experienced plenty of ups and downs in 2020 due to the impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, there are fresh hopes moving into the new-year.

Local movie industry at stake this Tet

The Lunar New Year (Tet) has always been an ideal occasion for film distributors, but it will probably be different in 2021. 

Animated film about Vietnam's history released

A new animated film featuring historical events in Vietnam by young filmmakers from the Duoc Moi Group has premiered in cinemas in HCM City.

In’t festival honours Vietnamese documentary

Documentary Lên Thành Phố (Making Our Place) has won the Best Next Gen Film award at the 2020 Better Cities Film Festival. 

VN film productions prioritise safety amid pandemic

Many Vietnamese movies have seen their production or release postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Vietnam Film Festival may be held online

Filmmakers and experts told a conference in Hanoi yesterday that organising the Vietnam Film Festival online and building a "cinematic city" would help boost the festival's brand.

Vietnamese movie kicks off ASEAN Film Week 2020

The movie “Hanh phuc cua me” (The Happiness of a Mother) was screened right after the opening of the ASEAN Film Week 2020 in Hanoi on July 18.


New Vietnamese web dramas come to YouTube

New web series produced by Vietnamese on YouTube are introducing international and domestic audiences to locally produced comedies and dramas.

Screening of film about folk stories postponed until early next year

Trang Ti (Child Master), a film about Vietnamese folk stories, will be postponed until February next year due to the Covid-19 outbreak, the producer Studio68 has announced.


Vietnamese film industry faces shortage of talents

As Vietnamese films grow in leaps and bounds, the lack of good-quality film-makers and crews is becoming more evident than ever. 


21st National Film Festival to be held in Ba Ria-Vung Tau in November

The 21st National Film Festival will take place in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau on November 23-27 under the theme of “Building a national, humanistic, creative and integrated Vietnamese film industry”.


Cable TV station airs Vietnamese revolutionary films

A TV programme featuring Vietnamese revolutionary films on Saigontourist Cable Television (SCTV) of HCM City has attracted audiences in southern provinces.


21st Vietnam Film Festival to take place in late November

The 21st Vietnam Film Festival will be held from November 23 -27 in Vung Tau city, the southern province of Ba Ria – Vung Tau, announced the organizers.

Ba Ria-Vung Tau to host 21st Vietnam Film Festival

The 21st Vietnam Film Festival will take place in the southern coastal province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau from November 23-27, with a wide range of activities, according to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.


First prize for Vietnam at ASEAN film festival

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism held an award ceremony on December 15 to honour winners of the festival of photos, reportage and documentary films on peoples in the ASEAN Community.