A scence in the "Blood moom party" movie to compete at the event 

The film festival will also reduce a number of categories, and activities in the festival are basically held in an online form.

The information has released by Director of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism’s Cinematography Department Vi Kien Thanh.

The festival aims to honour outstanding works and artists with contributions to the country’s cinematography. It also offers chances for insiders to further roll out a project to devise and promote the Vietnam Film Festival in the 2021-30 period.

Previously, the festival was postponed until November instead of September as planned, due to the ravages of COVID-1.

Main events in the framework of the event will include screenings of contested films, and screening programmes in theatres and on online platforms for audiences.

The festival will introduce feature films, documentaries, science films, and cartoons.

The closing and award ceremony will be broadcast live on Vietnam Television (VTV) and Thua Thien  - Hue Audio and Television Station.

Online promotion and communication activities, and interactions with filmmakers and authors whose films have won the Golden Lotus award are also expected to be organized./.