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‘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 filmmakers to compete at Lorcano Film Festival

Three young Vietnamese filmmakers will compete at the 74th edition of the Lorcano Film Festival slated for August 4-14.

Producers of award-winning movie fined by culture ministry

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.

Vietnamese films enter global market

Many Vietnamese movies are increasingly being shown in foreign markets.

Vietnamese films to be in cinemas on national holiday

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).

Film project on Le, Ly dynasties launched

A film project about the Early Le and Ly dynasties has been launched in HCM City. 

Directors in 'death match' to get their films in cinemas after COVID delays

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.

Vietnamese films to compete for cinemagoers during Tet

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 plays leading role in TV series about farmers in the 1940s

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. 

Not many films about Vietnamese cuisine

Vietnamese cuisine has subtle variations by regions and the fresh ingredients yet just a few of films about Vietnamese cuisine.

Local cinemas urge VN film producers to release new films

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.

Vietnamese film wins prize at Locarno International Film Festival

‘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 nominated for Venice film festival award

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.

Vietnamese movie to be screened at Locarno Film Festival

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 earn big profits during Tet

The Vietnamese chick-flick film Gái Già Lắm Chiêu 3 (The Royal Bride) was the highest-grossing Vietnamese film nationwide during the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday.

Vietnamese films among holiday season releases

Three Vietnamese films produced by HCM City filmmakers are ready for release during the Christmas and New Year holidays.

DCINE Ben Thanh to screen five Vietnamese films

Five typical Vietnamese films will be screened free of charge at DCINE Ben Thanh cinema in District 1, HCMC next week.


Vietnamese films shine at Singapore Media Festival

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.

Film fest to spread national identity, humanity, integration

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.

Vietnamese film set for screening across the US

A Vietnamese film titled “Nhan Duyen: Nguoi Yeu Tien Kiep” is to be screened at a number of cinemas throughout the United States in December, according to film producer Quynh Chi.