Israel Film Festival to take place in Ha Noi


VGP - The Israel Film Festival 2018 will be held in Ha Noi from June 1-4, introducing different genres of films to depict different aspects of life.

Through the films, Vietnamese audience will have a chance to contemplate the beautiful landscapes of Israel as well as learn more about the culture, tradition and identities of the Israeli people.

Opening on June 1 by the Embassy of Israel in Viet Nam, Wedding Doll tells the story of Hagit, a young woman with a mild mental deficiency who works in a toilet-paper factory. She lives with her mother Sarah, a divorcee who gave up her life for her daughter. 

On June 2, the festival will introduce Abulele, which is about a boy living in Jerusalem. He befriends an ancient local monster called “Abulele”. By helping his new friend get back home, he reconnects with his parents.

The third day of the film festival will present Presenting Princess Shaw, a documentary on the collaborative relationship between New Orleans based songwriter and YouTube star Samantha Montgomery, and composer and video artist Ophir Kutiel.

Hill Start will conclude the festival. It’s a drama of the Geva family, a bourgeois family from Jerusalem. When the mother of the family, Ora, goes into a coma after a car accident, the family members try to bring her back in every way possible.

The film festival is expected to contribute to tightening the cooperation between the two countries as well as friendship between the two peoples.