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Free film screenings in Hanoi and HCMC
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Free film screenings in Hanoi and HCMC

A scene of the movie “Father and Son” directed/scripted by Vietnamese director Luong Dinh Dung. The movie will be screened during a film week to mark the 20th Vietnam Film Festival - PHOTO: LUONG DINH DUNG

Movie enthusiasts in HCMC and Hanoi will have a chance to watch 29 films for free during a film week from November 8 to 14 to mark the 20th Vietnam Film Festival, the Government news website reports.

The films to be screened for free include Ban gai toi la sep (She is the Boss) directed by Tran Ham, the award-winning movie Cha cong con (Father and Son) directed/scripted by Vietnamese director Luong Dinh Dung, Tam Cam: Chuyen chua ke (Tam Cam: The Untold Story) and Co Ba Sai Gon (The Tailor) by actress Ngo Thanh Van, Ve si Sai Gon (Saigon Bodyguards) by Japanese director Ken Ochiai, and Co hau gai (The Handmaiden) directed by Derek Nguyen, among others.

Especially, Sai Gon anh yeu em (Saigon, I love you) movie directed by Ly Minh Thang will be shown at the opening ceremony of the film week at 7.30 p.m. on November 8 at the National Cinema Center in the capital city of Hanoi.

The films will be screened at the National Cinema Center, 87 Lang Ha Street, Hanoi while cinema-goers in HCMC will come to Cinestar Hai Ba Trung at 135 Hai Ba Trung Street, District 1 to watch the films. 

The 20th Vietnam Film Festival is also scheduled to take place from November 24 to 28 in the central coastal city of Danang, featuring different film genres ranging from documentary, science film to cartoon.

Within the framework of the festival, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism will join hands with the ASEAN Cinema Fund to host the ASEAN Film Awards to honor best cinematographic works, filmmakers and artists who have made outstanding contributions the local movie industry in ASEAN countries.

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