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German film festival to set screens alight in six cities

Update: August, 25/2014 - 08:40

HA NOI (VNS) — The Fifth German film festival returns to theatres in six cities of Viet Nam next month with a collection of the latest and most popular films from Germany.

According to the website of the Goethe Institute here, the festival will screen films by famous and new but promising filmmakers at theatres in the cities of Ha Noi, Hai Phong, Hue, Da Nang, HCM City and Thai Nguyen from September 4 to 21.

The festival promises to screen movies for various audiences with a variety of tastes and preferences. Film subjects range from current issues to fiction fantasies and fall into the genre of comedy, drama, tragedy and suspense thrillers.

The festival opens with the showing of Visitors on September 4 at the National Cinema on 87 Lang Ha St., Ba Dinh District here. Director Constanze Knoche and scriptwriter Leis Bagdach will be at the screening of the 92-minute drama.

It tells the story of a family that had drifted apart long ago but ended up reconciling with each other years later. It provides the realisation that parents and children must eventually be emancipated from each other.

Tickets for the free showing are available from 12pm today at the Goethe Institute, 56-58 Nguyen Thai Hoc St. — VNS

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