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Two movies about legendary musician Trinh Cong Son, entitled “Em va Trinh” (Trinh and I) and “Trinh Cong Son”, will be released at the same time on June 17, 2022, the producer has announced.

National Assembly Standing Committee debates amended Cinematography Law

Chair of the National Assembly Committee for Culture and Education Nguyen Dac Vinh said the examination agency has agreed to apply a post-examination mechanism for films popularized in cyberspace.

Life of legendary Vietnamese spy set for screen

The life and career of late Vietnamese legendary spy Pham Xuan An will come alive on the screen thanks to a film project launched by BHD, a private film agency in HCM City. 

“Dad, I’m sorry” wins Best Feature Film at Golden Kite Awards 2020

“Bo Gia” (Dad, I’m sorry), by directors Tran Thanh and Vu Ngoc Dang, was honoured as the Best Feature Film at Golden Kite Awards 2020 which was held by the Vietnam Cinema Association (VCA) in Hanoi on December 22.

Local film to participate in Berlin International Film Festival 2022

“Chiếc xe tải của bố”, known as “My father’s truck” in English, by Brazilian director Mauricio Osaki will represent Vietnam at the 72nd Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale).

Vietnamese documentary eligible for Oscar 2022 nomination

The 26-minute documentary ‘The Eternal Springtime’ by Vietnamese director Viet Vu has met the criteria for the 2022 Academy Awards (Oscar) nominations for best documentary (short subject).

Vietnamese actress to play in Hollywood movie “The Continental”

Actress Nhung Kate will travel to Hungary to act in “The Continental”, a prequel to the John Wick series.

Online movie distribution faces management challenges

Online distribution is becoming a global trend for the movie industry, particularly during the time when people are forced to stay at home due to COVID-19.

20 film studios ask for PM’s permission to resume operations

Representatives of businesses operating in the field of film and television programs have sent a dispatch to the Prime Minister to ask for the government’s permission to resume operations in the new situation.

Film productions delayed because of COVID-19

The Vietnam film industry has once again been hit hard by COVID-19 as the release and production of many films have been delayed.

‘Taste’ banned in Vietnam because of scenes with nudity

‘Vi’ (Taste), the award-winning movie by direct Le Bao, has been officially banned in Vietnam by the Cinema Department because of 30 minute nudity scenes.

Vietnamese film to be released in the US, Australia

Bố Già (Dad, I’m Sorry), a Vietnamese film produced by TRẤN THÀNH TOWN, will be distributed in cinemas in the US and Australia on May 28 after its premiere in Malaysia and Singapore on April 22.

Failure of Vietnamese literary film adaptations

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

Vietnamese films enter global market

Many Vietnamese movies are increasingly being shown in foreign markets.

Vietnamese actress wins big at international film festivals

Vietnamese actress Hoang Thi Bich Phuong has been raking in the plaudits for her performance in the film Tình Yêu Vô Hình (Invisible Love).

Vietnamese movie “Taste” competes in Berlin International Film Festival

“Vi” (Taste) by director Le Bao is the only Vietnamese movie to join the 71st Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale), which takes place in two stages, from March 1 to 5 and from June 9 to 20, 2021.

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.

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. 

New C-21 movie rating sparks controversy

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism met on Monday to discuss the controversy about the new movie rating C-21 for movies to be added to the draft Law on Cinema.