Six Vietnamese movies to be introduced at 9th Asian world film festival

Sunday, 12/11/2023 10:45
A total of six Vietnamese movies will be introduced to international audiences at the ninth edition of the Asian world film festival (AWFF) which is currently underway in Los Angeles, California, the US.
A scene in “Glorious Ashes” movie 

According to VOV, “Tro tàn rực rỡ” (“Glorious Ashes”), “Nhà Bà Nữ” (“The House Of No Man”), “Con Nhót mót chồng” (“Nhot Must Marry”), and “Đóa hoa mong manh” (“A Fragile Flower”), will be screened at the festival’s Vietnam film days alongside two short films as part of the occasion.

This marks the first time that the event has had Vietnam film days taking place as one of the activities during the course of the AWFF.

Among the 100 films from 50 Asian countries, “Tro tàn rực rỡ” (“Glorious Ashes”) and “Lặng gió” (“Wind”) will represent the nation to compete in long and short film categories.

Furthermore, director Mai Thu Huyen who is in charge of “Đóa hoa mong manh” (“A Fragile Flower”) has been invited to work as a judge in the short film category.

The annual AWFF will last through to November 17, showcasing the best of a broad selection of Asian and global cinema in Los Angeles as part of efforts to draw greater recognition to the region's wealth of filmmakers whilst strengthening ties between the Asian and Hollywood film industries./.

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