6th National Environmental Film Festival kicked off

The organization board of the 6th National Environmental Film Festival starts to receive film submissions nationwide from now until November 5.

Movies can be sent to the Center for Environment and Community under the General Department of Environment in Hanoi at No.556, Nguyen Van Cu Street in Long Bien District.

The organizers, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Vietnam Television and Vietnam Cinema Association, will award 21 prizes, including the highest title “Green Vietnam” worth VND30 million.

The award ceremony is expected to take place in the capital in December and will be broadcast live by Vietnam Television.

Launched since 1998, the film fest received 479 submissions and honored around 130 pictures, including 5 movies that won the “Green Vietnam” Grand Prize, in categories of feature film, documentary film, report, scientific film and animated films.

The event aims to raise awareness of environmental protection and create a chance for film makers to share experience on environmental filmmaking

By Thanh Son – Translated by Kim Khanh

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