2016 Cinema One Originals line-up

29 April 2016, 5:45 am

The seven finalists in the narrative section complete the line-up of Cinema One Originals full-length features 2016 with the earlier announced documentary finalists, namely: Diary of Vietnam Rose (People Power Bombshell) by John Torres; Piding by Paolo ...... Read More »

Yo-Yo Ma & Chinese Indies Highlight Pacific Arts Movement's 2016 Spring Showcase of Asian Cinema

28 April 2016, 1:56 am

In 2015, a collective called Cinema on the Edge decided to bring selections from ... The Spring Showcase closes with two screenings of the biggest hit of 2015 in Vietnam, SWEET 20, a fantasy-romance about a grandmother neglected by her family who becomes ...... Read More »

Vietnamese kids film 'Yellow Flowers' wins Toronto award

27 April 2016, 4:21 pm

Set in the mid 1980s in a poor village of central Vietnam, the local box office hit from the prolific ... Hollywood and Canadian cinema. The TIFF Kids, which is committed to involving and engaging children in the critical assessment of films, has three ...... Read More »

Concert to promote VN action movie Truy Sát

27 April 2016, 3:04 pm

It tapped foreign actors and filmmakers in an effort to make a name for Vietnamese action flicks. The film will show at cinemas with English subtitles. The film features a female detective and her comrade, who fight hard to bring a gang of drug traffickers ...... Read More »

Vietnamese movie wins best film at international festival

27 April 2016, 1:00 pm

I See Yellow Flowers on the Green Grass also marks the successful co-operation between the Vietnam Cinema Department and private film studios. The film was listed among the top 10 outstanding cultural events in Vietnam and won the important Golden Lotus ...... Read More »

Korea’s Lotte continues expansion in Vietnam

27 April 2016, 1:46 am

Major South Korean exhibitor Lotte Cinema is opening two new sites with eight screens in Vietnam this week, bringing its total to 111 screens in the territory. One site with four screens and 483 seats opened today (April 27) in Ho Chi Minh City’s Now ...... Read More »

Vietnamese youngsters making short films: Diversity and difference

23 April 2016, 8:39 pm

It is an encouraging sign for Vietnam’s cinema industry. For long-term development short film production needs proper investment from the State and the film studios. There is no doubt that in the near future, young film makers can make great strides for ...... Read More »

In honour of late cinematographer Dr D.B. Nihalsinghe

21 April 2016, 9:00 pm

Veterans in the cinema industry hail, late cinematographer Dr.D.B.Nihalsinghe ... B. Nihlsinghe who started in Vietnam as a war correspondent, surpassed so many boundaries and became the General Manager of the All Asian Satellite Television and Radio ...... Read More »

Jonas Mekas, Champion of the “Poetic” Cinema

21 April 2016, 5:21 pm

Yet his concept of the New Cinema was far broader than exercises in pure form ... movies should be secretly shipped from Vietnam; 8 mm. movies should be shipped from the South; 8 mm. movies taken by the ten-year-old Harlem kids armed not with guns but ...... Read More »

An artist is collecting thousands of Vietnam War photos from eBay

19 April 2016, 10:38 pm

The exhibition will be shaped around themes of colonialism, weaponry, the role of women in the war, cinema and environmental impacts in Vietnam. In the meantime, Ngo is archiving them at home to maintain their integrity, but is slowly managing to digitise ...... Read More »

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