Update news Vietnamese films
‘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.
Three young Vietnamese filmmakers will compete at the 74th edition of the Lorcano Film Festival slated for August 4-14.
Despite winning a prize at the recent Berlin International Film Festival, the producers of the movie Taste by Vietnamese director Le Bao have been fined by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
Four Vietnamese films will be in cinemas during the national holiday marking the 46th anniversary of Southern Vietnam’s liberation and Reunification Day (April 30) and Labour Day (May 1).
The films Bẫy Ngọt Ngào (Naked Truth) and Người Lắng Nghe (The Good Listener) have been rushed to cinemas to avoid clashes with Lật Mặt (Face off), Kiều (Ms Kiều) and Song Song (The Parallel) movies, sparking concern among experts in the industry.
Tet or Lunar New Year Festival is the golden time for Vietnamese cinema, as new films compete fiercely for the holiday crowds.
Movie star Hong Anh has made a deep impression on audiences after her new film, Cây Nước Mắt (Tears of the Rubber Trees), a new TV series aired on Ho Chi Minh City Television this week.
Representatives of the country’s leading cinemas CJ CGV, Galaxy Cinema, Lotte Cinema and BHD Star Cineplex are urging film producers to release their movies in cinemas when COVID-19 becomes controlled well in Vietnam.
‘Thien Duong Goi Ten’ (A Trip to Heaven), a film by young Vietnamese director Duong Dieu Linh, has won a prize at the 2020 Locarno International Film Festival which was held in Switzerland from August 5 to 15.
Vietnamese short movie “May nhung khong mua” (Live in the Cloud – Cuckoo Land) has been nominated for the Orizzonti Short Competition award at the 2020 Venice Film Festival to be held in Italy from September 2-12.
The Unseen River directed by Pham Ngoc Lan will be internationally premiered at the Pardi di domani shorts competition of the Locarno Film Festival which will be held from August 5-15.
Vietnamese films have created good impressions at the Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF) and the Asian Academy Creative Awards held within the Singapore Media Festival 2019.
The biggest event of the national cinema industry will be held on November 23-27 in Vung Tau City, southern province of Ba Ria–Vung Tau.