9th European-Vietnamese Documentary Film Festival kicks off


VGP – The 9th European-Vietnamese Documentary Film Festival will be held in Ha Noi from June 8-17, providing a platform for documentary lovers to watch a variety of films from different cultures.

The event is organized by the European Union National Institutes for Culture (EUNIC), the embassies of the EU member states, and the National Documentary and Scientific Film Studio (NDSFS).

Films from 10 countries and regions will be shown, namely Austria, the Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Israel, Spain, Switzerland, the UK and Wallonie-Bruxelles.

The films have won prestigious awards in Munich, Nyon, California, Prague, and Melbourne.

The selection of Vietnamese documentaries have also won prizes, such as the Golden Lotus, Golden Kite, and Environmental Film Award.

The films focus on major cultural and social issues in contemporary life such as the family, disasters, migration and the lives of immigrants, urban planning, traffic, and the preservation of traditional products.

All the films will be shown in their original languages with Vietnamese and English subtitles. The screenings will be held at 465 Hoang Hoa Tham, Ha Noi and Hoa Sen University at 8 Nguyen Van Trang Street, District 1 in HCM City.

By Vien Nhu