Vietnamese movie, Huong Ga (Rise) by director Cuong Ngo won Best Vietnamese Film at the San Francisco International New Concept Film Festival 2016 that took place on October 7-9.
The Huong Ga (Rise) is a story of Dieu, one of Vietnam's most notorious female gangsters.
Earlier, actress Truong Ngoc Anh, who plays Dieu, won an Excellent Achievement Award for her role at the Festival of Globe Awards 2015 held in California, the US and the film also won the Best Feature Southeast Asia Panorama award.
The movie was honored with Silver Kit Prizes and got “best director”, “best actress” titles at the 2014 Golden Kite Awards in the country.
In its third edition, the San Francisco International New Concept Film Festival has received nearly 100 movies throughout the world that competed for Best Picture Award (Feature Film), Best Documentary Award, Best Commercial Award, Best Animation Award, Best MTV Award, Best Short Native Film Award and others.