European Film Festival to kick off in November
The European Film Festival is dedicated to offer Vietnamese people fascinating movies from Europe, the birthplace of cinematography and home to a number of prestigious international film festivals. The festival showcases Europe's rich cinema heritage, diversified culture and contemporary creativity.
Specially, this year the festival celebrates the 20th anniversary of its presence in Vietnam. The event is also one of the activities organized to mark the 30th anniversary of the establishment of the EU-Vietnam diplomatic relations.
The 20th edition of the festival will take place from 20 November to 3 December 2020. Apart from the traditional locations of Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh city and Hue, this year, for the first time the festival is brought to the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho.
Through 13 films, the festival conveys a message: even though there are failures, loneliness and loss, we need to strive as we have love and hope towards a brighter future.
With several national and international award -winning films targeting different groups of audiences from children, youth to adults, the festival is expected to offer Vietnamese movie lovers interesting and entertaining experience.
Some of the films which are set to be screened include Denmark’s “That time of the year”, France’s “Louis by the shore”, Italy’s “Perfect stranger”, Spain’s “The silence of others”, and the Netherlands’ “Mr Twister at the pitch”.
The film festival 2020 is organized by the EU Delegation to Vietnam under the support of the European Public Outreach Program (EUPOP) with the participation of the EU Member State embassies and European Cultural Centers in Vietnam.