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German Film Festival in Vietnam to kick off next month

German Film Festival in Vietnam to kick off next month

Saturday, August 24, 2013, 12:14 GMT+7

The annual German Film Festival in Vietnam will kick off next months in 7 big cities across the country, including Hanoi, Hai Phong, Hue, Da Nang, Nha Trang, Thai Nguyen and Ho Chi Minh City.

The event, to be held by the Goethe-Institut Vietnam, will consist of more than 50 screenings of 10 acclaimed German movies in German language with Vietnamese and English subtitles or voice-over. The films include “Barbara,” “Four days in May,” “Sound of Heimat – Germany sings!,” “Kaddish for a friend,” “Vincent wants to Sea,” “Stopped on track,” “Home for the weekend,” “Hell,” “Victor and the secret of Crocodile Mansion,” and “Animals United – Adventure in Africa.”

According to organizers, the festival aims to offer Vietnamese audiences chances to discover Germany from new perspectives via the silver screen. Joining the event, participants will also have chances to answer quizzes and win prizes.

The festival will take place at Hanoi’s National Cinema Center from September 5 to 11, Nha Trang’s Mini cinema – Khanh Hoa Film Center from September 5 to 8, Thai Nguyen’s Nhan Dan Cinema from September 6 to 8, Hai Phong’s Cong Nhan Cinema from September 10 to 15, Hue’s Center for Culture & Information and Lieu Quan Buddhist Cultural Center from September 12 to 18, Da Nang’s Le Do Cinema from September 13 to 18 and conclude at HCMC’s CINEBOX from September 27 to October 3.

Tickets for all films are free.

Last year, the festival attracted more than more than 50.000 viewers in Hanoi, Hai Phong, Hue, Da Nang, HCMC and Nha Trang.

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