The 20th Vesoul International Film Festival of Asian Cinema in France on February 11-18 will be screening Vietnamese films.
|Poster of the film Bao Gio Cho Den Thang 10 (When October Comes)|
Films to be screened include Bao Gio Cho Den Thang 10 (When October Comes) directed by Dang Nhat Minh, Me Thao-Thoi Vang Bong (Me Thao, Once Upon a Time) by Viet Linh, Doi Cat (Stand Life) by Nguyen Thanh Van, Song Trong So Hai (Living in Fear) by Bui Thac Chuyen, Bi Dung So (Bi, Don’t Be Afraid) by Phan Dang Di, and Chuyen Cua Pao (Pao’s Story) by Ngo Quang Hai.
There will be also a presentation during the event introducing Vietnamese cinematography.
The festival will present about 100 Asian films including films from Iran, Turkey, China and Tajikistan.
Among eight documentaries nominated for awards is French Director Marie Christine Courtes’ film “One Day in Saigon”.
The Vesoul International Film Festival of Asian Cinema started in 1995 and focuses specifically on the development of cinema from Asian countries. Last year’s event attracted more than 30,000 people.