Vietnam Film Festival 2021 slated for Sept.

The 22nd Vietnam Film Festival will take place in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue from September 12-16, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has announced.

The festival will promote the creativity of the cinematic art and its professionalism and humanitarian values towards developing the film market amid global integration.

Major events during the festival include the screening of films, a seminar, and the opening, closing, and awards ceremonies.

Sidelines events include a film week in Hanoi, Da Nang, and Ho Chi Minh City celebrating the festival, an exchange programme, an exhibition entitled “Thua Thien-Hue - Destination of Filmmakers”, and outdoor film screenings in combination with an “ao dai” (traditional dress) show and an exchange with artists.

The biennial event is also to honour movies and artists during the development of the film industry.

It also provides a chance for artists and industry players to promote the trademark “Vietnam Film Festival” in 2021-2030.