Controversial Syria documentary of national broadcaster Vietnam Television hit by plagiarism scandal

28 July 2016, 3:22 pm

The documentary about the Syria conflict of national broadcaster Vietnam Television is not only a show staged ... latest in a series of criticisms and doubts directed at the ‘News Feature Story on Syria – A View from Inside the Conflict’ coverage ...... Read More »

“Trung so” wins Vietnam Golden Kite Award 2015

22 April 2016, 3:06 am

The film was selected as the Vietnamese entry for Best Foreign Language Film at the 88th Academy Awards but it was not nominated. The film, based on the true story of Lanh, a lottery ticket seller in the southern province of Dong Thap, is set in 2011.... Read More »

Film festival is the only place to see many Vietnamese movies in O.C.

7 April 2016, 8:04 pm

Vietnamese rapper and singer Suboi, considered Vietnam’s queen of hip-hop ... In the last few years, as movie makers in Vietnam have moved from film to digital recording, feature filmmaking for the local market there has grown four-fold, he said.... Read More »

The Vietnam War On Film

28 April 2015, 1:00 pm

This April 30 will mark the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon, an event that marked the end of the Vietnam War. Unlike World War ... in films like “A Yank in Viet-Nam” (1964). A New York Times review of the film did note the novelty of the film ...... Read More »

Oscar-nominated documentary ‘Last Days in Vietnam’ has Oklahoma tie

20 February 2015, 1:07 am

Oklahoma film fans looking for a rooting interest in Sunday's Oscars can find it in the surprisingly stirring and enthralling "Last Days in Vietnam," nominated for best documentary feature alongside ... of Americans and South Vietnamese before the North ...... Read More »

Vietnam film selected for competition at Berlin film festival

14 January 2015, 5:00 pm

A Vietnamese film has been added to a line-up of competitors ... which will vie for awards like the Golden Bear for the best film. The feature by director Phan Dang Di, who is best known for the 2010 award-winning film Bi, dung so (Bi, don’t afraid ...... Read More »

Vietnam's movie industry needs more time to develop

9 December 2012, 11:00 am

Moviegoers crowd the Megastar Vincom cinema complex in Ha Noi. Viet Nam's film industry is still struggling to compete. The new Vietnamese feature films and short films that competed at the festival all seem to have been forgotten, except for Thien Menh ...... Read More »

The Hanoi International Film Festival Kicks Off in Vietnam

26 November 2012, 5:59 am

HANOI – The second edition of the Hanoi International Film Festival kicked off in ... second edition of HANIFF (previously VIFF, “Vietnam International Film Festival”) is back with a strong emphasis on Vietnamese cinema from past and present, with ...... Read More »

FILM REVIEW; For Vietnamese, a New Apocalypse

29 April 1999, 1:00 pm

Three Seasons'' is a wistful, rain-streaked elegy for a Vietnamese culture that is ... Three Seasons'' is the first feature film by Tony Bui, a 26-year-old director who escaped from Vietnam with his parents when he was 2 years old and grew up in California.... Read More »

Vietnamese-made Film Portrays The War As A Struggle With Destiny

15 July 1987, 1:00 pm

What you have is Karma, the first Vietnamese-made movie about the war ever to be released in America. The film is the feature debut of Vietnam-born, Swiss- naturalized Ho Quang Minh. At the Film Forum, where his movie is playing through Tuesday ...... Read More »

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