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German film fest comes to HCM City

Update: September, 20/2013 - 16:18
Nina Hoss plays Barbara, a talented young female doctor torn between the east and west of Germany, and likewise between two men. The film will open at the German Film Festival in HCM City next Friday. -- VNS File Photo

HCM CITY (VNS)– A selection of films by well-known directors as well as surprising successes by young filmmakers that gained attention at other international film festivals will be shown at the German Film Festival in HCM City from September 27 to October 4.

After success in Ha Noi, Hai Phong, Thai Nguyen, Hue, Da Nang, and Nha Trang, eight German films will be screened in HCM City by the Goethe-Institute.

The schedule includes films such as Barbara, Kaddish for a Friend, Victor and the Secret of Crocodile Mansion, Four Days in May, Animals United – Adventure in Africa, Home for the Weekend, Stopped on Track, and Sound of Heimat.

Barbara, which will be screened during the opening ceremony on September 27 in HCM City's CINEBOX at 212 Ly Chinh Thang Street, is a story of a woman torn between two countries, the German Democratic Republic and the Federal Republic of Germany, and likewise between two men.

The festival has achieved overwhelming success in recent years, with more than 50,000 viewers in total. All of the films except one (Sang) will have English and Vietnamese subtitles.

Free tickets will be provided by the Goethe-Institute in HCM City at 18, Street No1, Do Thanh Residential Area, Ward 4, District 3, HCM City. Call 3600 95 87 for tickets – VNS

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