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Silver screen Shakespeare comes to VN

Update: September, 29/2016 - 09:00
Keanu Reeves in Much Ado about Nothing, one of the Shakespeaream film adaptations to be screened to Vietnamese audiences. Photo hanoigrapevine.com
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — Some of the most famous motion pictures adapted from Shakespeare’s works will be screened in the capital city and HCMC every Saturday from October 8 to 29 as part of the global Shakespeare Lives programme launched by the British Council to celebrate 400 years since the death of the Bard of Avon. 

Vietnamese audiences will be delighted by the timeless Shakespearean tales through a fine collection of movies, including Romeo and Juliet (1968), Much Ado about Nothing (1993), Richard III (1995) and Hamlet (2015).

The screenings will take place at TPD (the Centre for Assistance and Development of Movie Talents), 51 Trần Hưng Đạo Street, Hà Nội; and HCM City’s Hoa Sen University. 

Entrance is free, but audience members must register in advance with the British Council. — VNS

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