Palestinian films hit Hanoi’s big screen

(VOV) -Local film-fanatics can enjoy Palestinian movies at Hanoi Cinematheque from December 4-9.

The film screenings are part of celebrations to mark the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People (November 29) and the 25th anniversary of Vietnam-Palestine diplomatic ties (November 19, 1988 - November 19, 2013).

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Two documentary films will be screened, including the “Five broken cameras” and “Palestine sau những bức tường chiếm đóng” (Palestine after occupied walls) featuring the life, love and struggle of the Palestinian people in occupied areas.

Famous Palestinian film director Emad Burnat, who is a co-director of the “Five broken cameras”, will take part in exchange programmes with Hanoi audiences.

Renowned director Micheal Moore described the “Five broken cameras” as one of the most interesting films he has seen in years.

The film won prestigious prizes at the Amsterdam International Documentary Film Festival in 2011 and at the Sundance Film Festival in 2012. It became a 2012 Oscar.