The theatrical adaptation of Jodi Picoult’s My Sister's Keeper is part of the Ho Chi Minh City Open University’s Theater in Education program
Fortissimo Films, one of the world’s leading film sales organizations, has inked a deal on world rights to a film made by a well-loved expat Vietnamese director
Tuoi Tre News offers readers a review of the 10 most attention-grabbing entertainment, culture and lifestyle events during the year 2014, which is drawing to an end
The Korean Consul General in Vietnam has ordered SBS – a major South Korean television channel – to cease broadcasting a film that features dialog believed to offend Vietnamese women following Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper’s reportage of it
A line in a recently launched Korean drama which is thought to belittle and disparage Vietnamese brides and women in general has sparked outrage among Vietnamese readers and netizens
Recently, more directors of Vietnamese dramas and movies have paid greater attention and resources to improving their films’ images and storylines to attract viewers.
Though of good quality, most plays of drama, “cai luong” (modern folk opera popular in southern Vietnam), “tuong” (traditional Vietnamese opera) and “cheo” (northern stage performance) produced by theaters in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City have been commercial flops, as audiences are reluctant to buy tickets
TNT Theater from the UK is set to return to Vietnam with a stifling thriller comedy, “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde”, in Hanoi and HCMC early next month
The free screening of “Worlds apart”, a half-hour TV drama about generation conflicts within a Vietnamese-Australian family, and an exchange with its expat Vietnamese co-director, are set to take place in HCMC this afternoon, Jan 17.
The boom of TV ads has led to the rapid rise in the amount of ads included in well-watched dramas on popular channels as well as steep rises in ad fees.
- Hanoi police, residents smash car window to tackle serial hit-and-run suspect
- Three men arrested for murder in north-central Vietnam
- Father arrested for investigation into 6-yo daughter’s unusual death in Hanoi
- Southern Vietnamese province keeps medical staff with mild COVID-19 symptoms at work
- Vietnam to buy 20 mn Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine doses for children