Vietnam will present the classic film, Bao Gio Cho Den Thang Muoi (When October Comes) at ASEAN Film Festival 2017, which kicked off in Cambodia on September 8.
jointly held by
Cambodia’s information ministry and the embassies of the 10 ASEAN nations, the
event commemorates the 50th anniversary of the forming of the Association of
Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
Each embassy will select a film from its country to be screened on the National
Television of Kampuchea (TVK) and Royal Armed Forces Television Channel 5 (TV5)
at 10pm every day for the duration of the festival.
Other films that will be aired include Pee Mak (Thailand), Ada
Apa Dengan Rina (Brunei), Lousiss Loves Bai Tong (Laos), By
Coincidence (Myanmar) and Price of Love (Cambodia).
Director Dang Nhat Minh’s When October Comes, released in 1984, is a
haunting portrayal of one woman’s struggle with loss and personal sacrifice
during the war. Many local and international critics consider it to be the
greatest Vietnamese movie ever made.
The film won a Special Jury Award at the Hawaii International Film Festival in
1985 as well as a Golden Lotus at the Vietnam National Film Festival in the same
year. It was selected by CNN as one of the 18 all-time best Asian films.
The ASEAN Film Festival will run until September 15.
(HBO) – Away from the urban hustle, Tan Lac district in the northern mountainous province of Hoa Binh is still moving forwards on the path of reform and development. That is my own thought about the land and Muong ethnic minority people here.
The film Cha cong con (Father and Son) has beaten out two other nominees to attempt to represent Vietnamese cinema at the 2018 Oscars and is being submitted to the award ceremony’s qualifying round.
A paragliding festival will transpire September 22-24 at the Khau Pha Pass in the district of Mu Cang Chai in northern Yen Bai Province, reports the HanoiMoi online newspaper.
HBO – The Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Hoa Binh province has just organised the 2017 Popular Art Festival. The opening ceremony was attended by Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Van Chuong.
The 8th German film festival in Vietnam will take place from September 6 to 16 in Hanoi, Hai Phong, Hue, Da Nang and Ho Chi Minh City.
(HBO) – The Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Hoa Binh province on September 1 presented new equipment to 15 households who are supplying homestay services in Tan Lac and Da Bac districts. The move was expected to promote community-based tourism development in accordance with the provincial People’s Committee’s decision.