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Hanoi Queer Film Week Provides Platform for Vietnam's LGBTQ Voices

Starting today and running until Friday, August 17, Hanoi International Queer Film Week 2018 (HIQFW), will include 14 film screenings followed by audience discussions. 

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Ahead of Its Premiere Next Week, 'The Bachelor Vietnam' Reveals the Bachelor in New Trailer

The Vietnam adaptation of American reality TV show The Bachelor will premiere this month.

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Vietnam's Cinema Industry to Receive $50m Financial Boost

Lack of funding has always been an issue for Vietnam's film industry.

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Outdoor Film Screenings Coming this October as Part of Hanoi International Film Festival

The 5th Hanoi International Film Festival (HANIFF) will take place from October 27-31 and showcase some of Vietnam’s finest filmmaking talent.

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'Star Wars' Actress Kelly Marie Tran Quits Instagram After Months of Online Abuse

After enduring months of vile online racism and bigotry, the Vietnamese-American actress has shut down her Instagram account.

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[Video] Travel Back in Time to Ancient Vietnam Through Animated Series 'Loa Thanh Ruc Lua'

Vietnam’s ancient history has once again proven to be a rich and valuable muse for local storytellers.

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'Dao Cua Dan Ngu Cu' Actress Ngoc Thanh Tam on Her Craft and Feminism in Vietnamese Cinema

The young talent explores her transition to acting, its hectic yet colorful challenges, the films she took part in and anticipation towards the future of Vietnamese cinema.

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[Video] Short Film Captures the Diversity of Vietnamese From All Walks of Life

A Journey Through the People of Vietnam depicts the candid moments of a wide range of the everyday lives of Vietnamese across the country.

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Thich Nhat Hanh Documentary to Open in Vietnam Theaters This March

The documentary about the life and work of Vietnamese Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh will open in his home country in March.

Paul Christiansen

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Oscar-Winning Screenwriter to Adapt Horror Flick 'Co Hau Gai' for Hollywood

Geoffrey Fletcher, whose screenplay for the Lee Daniels-directed movie Precious won the Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay in 2010, will adopt Vietnam's 2016 horror flick Co Hau Gai (The Hous...

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Vietnamese-American Director Stephane Gauger Passes Away at 48 in Saigon

One of Vietnam’s most prominent film directors, Stephane Gauger, recently passed away.

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A Vietnamese-American Actress' Journey From Refugee Camp to Golden Globe Nomination

Hong Chau, a Vietnamese-American actress, recently made the leap from relative obscurity to being a Golden Globe nominee.

Khoi Pham

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Co Ba Sai Gon: A Reverent Homage to Áo Dài and a Feast for the Eyes, but Not Much Else

When the poster of Co Ba Sai Gon (The Tailor) was unveiled for the first time, you could almost hear the sound of Old Saigon fans’ panties dropping all over town.

Khoi Pham

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Short Film 'The Old Ways' Reminds Us Why We Love Vietnam's Northwest

Travelogues are a special genre of video. For those who have set foot in the actual locations featured, perhaps nothing could compare with being able to immerse oneself in the local landscape and cult...

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[Video] Short Film Retells Vietnam's Origin Story With Sleek Visuals, Impressive Soundtrack

A refreshing take on Vietnam’s most well-known folk tale, this 2017 retelling of ‘Con Rong Chau Tien’ manages to retain the gist of the legend while improving on the traditional storyline with some im...

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The Most Popular TV Series of Our Saigon Childhood in Pixel Form

In the age of internet streaming services, gone are the days when our selection of entertainment was limited to what local TV stations broadcasted. These illustrations by Vietnamese artist Tu Bui will...

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[Photos] Vietnam's National Film Studio Is the Perfect Backdrop for a Horror Flick

Once the country’s most prestigious film institution, the Vietnam Feature Film Studio (VFS) is now a shadow of its glorious past self.

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Thich Nhat Hanh Documentary 'Walk With Me' Out This Month in Global Theaters

Walk With Me is a new documentary centered on Vietnamese Buddhist Master Thich Nhat Hanh. The feature, spanning one hour and twenty-eight minutes, focuses on Hanh's three years of monastic life b...

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'Dunkirk' Director Christopher Nolan Was in Saigon During the Weekend

Some hopeful fans were wondering if he was in the country to find inspiration for a Dunkirk 2.

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Vietnamese Cineplex Galaxy Cinema Looking to Exit Movie Market

Vietnam’s movie fans will be disappointed to find out that one of their favorite cinema chains is leaving the market.