Over 120 films and projects to join Golden Kite award
The Saigon Times Daily
An award ceremony for the Golden Kite 2016 award, organized by the Vietnam Cinema Association, will take place on April 9 at the Military Theater in HCMC.
Dang Xuan Hai, chairman of the Vietnam Cinema Association, said so far the organizer has received 118 movies and five research projects participating in this year’s award. There are 18 feature movies and other TV dramas, cartoons, documentaries and short films.
Winning works are expected to show great creativity, unique cultural features and great social impacts. There will be golden and silver kite awards and certificates of merit for outstanding movies and critics and researches in each category. Moreover, the organizers will grant a golden kite award for a movie with the producer or co-producer from Vietnam.
For the short film category, young movie makers will receive gold, silver and bronze awards for their best works. The organizers will run free screening sessions at five locations, including Cinebox, Cinestar Quoc Thanh, CGV Thao Dien, BHD, and Cinema Research and Archive Center from April 3 to 7 and a free screening program of Korean movies from April 8 to 10 at Cinebox in HCMC.