A total of nine movies will be screened for free in various venues nationwide, with Hanoi, Da Nang, and Ho Chi Minh City all hosting events from July 18 to July 26 to mark ASEAN Film Week 2020.
The Vietnamese movie Hanh phuc cua me (Mother’s happiness) is scheduled to premiere at the opening ceremony of the regional event at 7:30pm on July 18 at the National Cinema Centre in Hanoi capital.
During the week, screenings of Ranggau, Thousand Incarnations of Brunei, Young Love of Cambodia, Aruna Dan Lidahnya of Indonesia, and Expiration Date of Laos will also take place.
The event will also see movies from each ASEAN member state introduced to movie lovers, including Ejen Ali the Movie of Malaysia and Women of the Weeping River of the Philippines.
To conclude the film week, The Wayang Kids of Singapore and App War of Thailand will be shown.
The regional event will be organised by the Vietnamese Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism as part of celebrations to mark the country’s 2020 ASEAN Chairmanship. It will also serve to connect the different cultures of ASEAN members as the group strives towards building a peaceful, stable, dynamic, cohesive, and prosperous community in the long term.
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