| Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Ta Quang Dong addressing the press conference on November 7, 2022. Photo: VOV
The festival honors outstanding cinematographic works that are rich in humanity, possess creative flair, and encouraging new talent in the film industry.
At the same time, it promotes Vietnam’s film industry and its integration into the world market, while spreading an image of Vietnam as a safe, friendly, peaceful, hospitable, integrated, and developing country.
31 long and short films from several countries including India, Spain, and Iran were selected to participate in the competition.
An exhibition of 200 images from Vietnamese films shot in the capital will highlight Hanoi’s historical monuments and cultural heritages.
Two seminars will feature South Korean cinematography and introduce Vietnam’s policies to develop cinema and popularize culture through cinema.
There will also be a film project marketing program, outdoor film screenings, exchanges with artists, and sightseeing tours of some attractive destinations in Hanoi for guests and participants.
The five-day festival will end on Saturday.