Audience watch Cô Ba Sài Gòn (The Tailor) at the 20th Việt Nam Film Festival at a free out-door screening in Đà nẵng City on November 25, 2017. VNA/VNS Photo Thanh Tùng
HÀ NỘI — The 21st Việt Nam Film Festival will be held between November 23 and 27 this year in Vũng Tàu City, southern province of Bà Rịa–Vũng Tàu.
The event is expected to gather more than 1,000 cinema workers, who will join various activities in the opening, award ceremonies and workshops on the Vietnamese film industry.
The organisers will give Golden Lotus, Silver Lotus prizes for the best works of feature films, documentaries and animation. The country's best directors, playwrights and actors will also receive awards.
Under the theme “Building a Vietnamese cinema industry with humanity, creativity and integration", there will be various sideline events in Hà Nội and HCM City including exchange meetings between audience, students and artists; exhibitions featuring islands and sea through cinema view and free screenings.
According to organisers, the festival aims to praise cinema works with deep ethnic significance, humanity, creativeness and distinguished artful achievement.
The activities will be organised with the financial support of the State, individuals and enterprises.
The organising board has co-ordinated with local concerned agencies to ensure public order, security, environmental hygiene and traffic for tourists and participants at the event in Bà Rịa–Vũng Tàu Province.
The festival is held every two years alternatively in cites and provinces. — VNS