The 17th Vietnam Film Festival opened in Tuy Hoa city in the south-central province of Phu Yen on the evening of December 15.
Present at the opening ceremony were nearly 1,000 delegates, including famous artists, managers and film directors from all parts of the country.
Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Hoang Tuan Anh highlighted the impressive development of Vietnam’s cinematography during the past decades, saying this year’s entries are larger in number and better in quality than in previous events.
Five categories of movies, documentaries, scientific films and animations will be screened during the four-day event.
Audiences will have the chance to enjoy outdoor movies, attend a seminar on Vietnamese cinematographic history, and exchange with famous actors, actresses and film producers.