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VN women feature in film festival

Update: March, 21/2014 - 09:25

Filmmaker Siu Pham's Homostratus is one of the competitive entries at the festival.

HA NOI (VNS) — About 10 Vietnamese filmmakers have been honoured at the 36th Creteil International Women's Film Festival in Paris.

The filmmakers including veterans Viet Linh, Siu Pham and Nguyen Trinh Thi, and emerging ones such as Truong Que Chi and Nguyen Hoang Diep.

The 77-minute film Homostratus by Siu Pham and Jean-Luc Mello is a joint submission by Viet Nam and Switzerland in the long fiction feature category.

Film screenings and discussions are being held on the sidelines of the festival.

Prominent Vietnamese film director Viet Linh will bring her film Chung Cu (Living Quarter). The film was entered into the 21st Moscow International Film Festival in 1999.

Linh's films have been screened in France, the United States and Australia.

Established in 1979, the Creteil International Women's Film Festival is an annual event held in Creteil, Paris, which showcases the talents of female directors. — VNS



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