327 films to be screened at 3rd Hanoi International Film Festival

327 films have registered to participate in the 3rd Hanoi International Film Festival (HANIFF) that is scheduled to take place from November 23-27.

Movies from 33 countries and territories around the world, including Vietnam, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Cambodia, the Philippines, China, Taiwan (China), Japan, South Korea, India, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Iran, Iraq, Turkey, Tunisia, Algeria, Qatar, the U.K., France, Germany, Sweden, Czech, Russia, Australia, New Zealand, the U.S., Canada, and Peru will be screened at event.

A reputed international Jury Board will judge and award prizes in categories, including The Best Feature Length Film, The Best Short Film, The Best Director For Feature Length Film, The Best Young Director For Short Film, The Best Leading Actor, The Best Leading Actress, The Netpac Prize, The Special Jury Award For Feature Length Film And The Special Jury Award For Short Film.

The film fest will include a series of activities such as competition camp, exhibition on popular filming locations in Vietnam, a seminar on cooperation of production of films, discussion about the Philippines’ films and a film project market.

The event aims to give a chance for insiders to exchange, share experience and promote the film industry in Asia- Pacific region for “Cinema – integration and sustainable development”.

The 3rd  Hanoi International Film Festival is organized by the Cinema Department of Vietnam under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

By Mai An – Translated by Kim Khanh

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