ASEAN Film Week 2020 opens in Hanoi

(VOVWORLD) -The ASEAN Film Week 2020 opened in Hanoi on Saturday with the screening of Vietnam's movie “Hanh phuc cua me” (Happiness of a Mother) 
ASEAN Film Week 2020 opens in Hanoi  - ảnh 1 A scene of the Vietnamese movie "Happiness of a Mother" directed by Pham Huynh Dong (Photo: VNA)

Addressing the opening ceremony, Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Ta Quang Dong said the film week will be held in three major cities - Hanoi, Da Nang and Ho Chi Minh City - as part of activities during the Vietnam ASEAN Chairmanship Year 2020.

Films of 9 countries - Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam - will be screened during the festival.

They include 8 feature and 1 animation films, namely Ranggau, Thousand Incarnations of Brunei, Young Love of Cambodia, Aruna Dan Lidahnya of Indonesia, Expiration Date of Laos, Ejen Ali the Movie of Malaysia, Women of the Weeping River of the Philippines, The Wayang Kids of Singapore, App War of Thailand, and The Happiness of a Mother of Vietnam.

In Hanoi, films will be screened at 6pm and 8pm at the National Cinema Center from July 18-22.

In Da Nang and Ho Chi Minh City, screenings will start at 7:30pm from July 19-15 at Le Do Cinema, and at 6pm and 8pm from July 22-26 at CineStar complex, District 1, respectively.

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