Posters of Russian films screened in Vietnam (Photo: laodong.vn)
The event was organized under the support of the Russian Ministry of Culture, Fest-Film Film Production, Vietnam’s Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Department of Cinema and the Russian Centre for Science and Culture in Vietnam. .
In the framework of the event, Vietnamese audiences have an opportunity to enjoy seven new and special Russian films: “Anna Karenina: Vronsky's Story", "Matilda", ” The poor boy in the grave", "The Champions: Faster. Higher. Stronger", "Battle for Sevastopol", "Pure Art", and "Mistresses".
Speaking at the opening ceremony, Russian Ambassador to Vietnam Konstantin Vnukov said that the event aimed to bring a wonderful opportunity to Vietnamese audiences to integrate into Russian cinema atmosphere as well as meet and exchange with Russian producers and directors and emphasized that it also contributed to develop the Vietnam-Russia friendship.
According to Mr. Do Quoc Viet, Deputy Director of the Department of Cinema under Vietnam’s Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, for more than half a century Russian cinema has had a special place in the hearts of generations of Vietnamese audiences. Therefore, "Russian Film Week in Vietnam" became a rendezvous for those who love Russian cinema, to relive the memories and heroic years, feel the soul and personality of the people of the country of Russia.
The event helps the Vietnamese audience understand more about the country and people of contemporary Russia. All seven films selected for screen have won many domestic awards and attended international festivals in France, Latin America and Asia.
The "Russian Film Week in Vietnam" ends on December 13th./.