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Hanoi and HCMC to host European-Vietnamese Documentary Film Fest

The 6th annual European-Vietnamese Documentary Film Festival will be organized in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City next month.

The event, to be held by EUNIC – the network of the European cultural institutes and embassies, in collaboration with the National Film Studio for Documentary and Science Film Vietnam, will feature documentaries made by filmmakers from Denmark, Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Austria, Poland, Sweden, Spain and Vietnam.

Hanoi and HCMC to host European-Vietnamese Documentary Film Fest
Hanoi and HCMC to host European-Vietnamese Documentary Film Fest

The films include “When you cannot overcome yourself” and “Tsunami, earthquake – Immeasurable disasters” from Vietnam, “Dreams of a life” from the UK, “Boleslaw Matuszewski – The unknown pioneer of cinematography” from Poland, “The Human Scale” from Denmark and many more. Each screening will show a Vietnamese film and a European work.

The festival will dedicate one day to feature a series of documentaries from Southeast Asian countries, including “Where I Go” from Cambodia, “Behind The Screen” from Myanmar and “Another Color TV” from Indonesia.

Within the framework of the festival, workshops will also take place at the Goethe-Institut in Hanoi.

The festival will be held in Hanoi from June 4 to 12 at the National Studio for Documentary and Scientific Film at 465 Hoang Hoa Tham Street in Ba Dinh District and in HCMC from June 21 to 29 at Hoa Sen University at 8 Nguyen Van Trang Street in District 1.