Hoang Phuong has won the best actress award at the 2021 Paris International Film Festival for her role in ‘Invisible Love’ by Chinese director Guo Tuong.
While Vietnam’s film industry experienced a miraculous 2020 in terms of sales despite the impact of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, industry insiders believe it is still too early to place bets on its future.
Independent movies continue to languish without backing from distributors and, recently, because people have changed their entertainment preferences due to the pandemic.
Without Hollywood blockbusters in the running, domestic filmmakers have four movies set for release in local cinemas for Tet, the Lunar New Year holiday.
Romantic drama “Mat Biec” (Dreamy Eyes) will compete in the qualifying round of the foreign language film category at the Oscar 2021 awards.
Vietnamese movies are increasingly embracing social realism, not a genre filmmakers have been familiar with for long.
Faint memories of a distant homeland flood a Vietnam-born, British gay man in Hong Khaou’s “Monsoon,” an authentic and gorgeous character study about the trauma of displacement, conflicted cultural identity and the parts of ourselves that feel almost forgotten. Laden…
Netflix insisted on Wednesday (Nov 11) it was prepared to pay tax in Vietnam after a government minister accused the streaming giant of dodging its obligations to the country.
Two Vietnamese directors’ projects are among those to win funding from the Busan International Film Festival’s Asian Project Market.
Several young Vietnamese filmmakers have earned international acclaim, but they’ve done so with sparse support and could do with more of it.
Hong Khaou’s thoughtful film speaks to those of us who were forced to move from our homeland but are now finding a haven in other spaces, from food to family
Local film distributors are calling on movie producers to release new material to counter the post-Covid-19 lull.
“Chi Chi Em Em” (Sister Sister) is Vietnam’s official entry at the Busan International Film Festival in South Korea this year.
‘May nhung khong mua’ (Live in Cloud – Cuckoo Land), a Vietnamese short film, will compete alongside 11 others at the 2020 Venice International Film Festival’s Orizzonti Short Competition category this September, the festival’s organizers recently announced.
“If you had 18 HOURS to watch the Ken Burns documentary about the [American war in Vietnam], plus the 2.5 hours to watch #Da5Bloods, I know you can read ONE book [of the same topic] by a Vietnamese/American writer.”
The long-standing tradition of warped, misinformed representations of Vietnam by foreign filmmakers is present yet again in Spike Lee’s latest Hollywood feature Da 5 Bloods, which leads us to one question: what gave rise to this distorted view of Vietnam…
Movie theaters in Vietnam will reopen en masse on Saturday after the government has allowed non-essential businesses to operate again, given a slowing novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infection rate.
Thua Me Con Di (Goodbye Mother), an LGBT-themed movie, is the sole local production in Netflix Vietnam’s ranking of 10 most watched dramas.