Quang Ninh Province to host 18th Vietnam Film Festival

Around twenty films will compete for the Golden Lotus Awards at the 18th Vietnam Film Festival to be held in Quang Ninh Province, informed Ngo Phuong Lan, Director General of Department of Cinema.

Nominations include ‘Thien Menh Anh Hung’ (Blood Letter), ‘Bi Mat Tham Do’ (Scandal), ‘Danh Cho Thang 6 ‘(For June), and ‘Duong Dua ‘(The Race).

In addition, about 60 films in category of video, documentary, cartoon will also be included in the event.

The organizers will present the Golden Lotus, Silver Lotus and the Jury Prizes for titles such as Best Director, Best Screenwriter, Best Filmmaker, Best Actress, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Art Designer, Best Music Designer, and Best Sound Designer.

The red carpet is expected to receive nearly 1,000 visitors, including well-known foreign artists from South Korea and France.

The 18th Vietnam Film Festival titled ‘Vietnam Cinema-Nation, Humanity, Creation, and Integration’ is scheduled from October 11-15 in Ha Long City in the northern province of Quang Ninh.

A series of activities such as a seminar on movies, film market, a gala evening and exchanges between filmmakers and audiences will take place during the festival.

The opening and closing ceremony will be broadcast live on VTV Channel on October 12 and 15.

By Vinh Xuan – Translated by Kim Khanh

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