Fatih Akin Film Series in HCMC 18, 19, 25, 26 Mar and 01, 02 Apr 2016, 7.15 pm Cinema 3, Cinebox As part of the Fatih Akin Film Series, the Goethe-Institut Vietnam presents a selection of films by the German director in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. The work of Fatih Akin, who has a Turkish background, is more topical and relevant than ever, dealing with issues of migration and identity, culture and homeland. The Goethe-Institut will screen films of various genres: from a musical portrait of a bustling metropolis on two continents to an intercultural comedy to a historical drama - Fatih Akin's films appeal to a variety of emotions. As every year, the Film Series offers a diverse and entertaining programme for the interested public. Please note that the age rating of all films is 16 years. Fatih Akin, born in Hamburg 1973, is a movie director, scriptwriter, actor and producer of Turkish descent. In his movies, he deals with themes like identity, culture and home. Fatih Akin became … [Read more...] about WHAT’S ON MARCH 15-31 (DAILY UPDATE)
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Screening of "La Fille de Monaco" Fri 16 Aug 2013, 8 pm L'Espace 24 Tràng Tiền, Hà Nội You are invited to the film screening "La Fille de Monaco" ("The girl from Monaco", France, 2008, 95 mins) directed by Anne Fontaine. According to Le Parisien, a French daily newspaper "Using tragicomic mode, Anne Fontaine offers a brilliant variation about human desire and the relationship between people and their sexuality. A feast for the eyes as well as for the mind." Language: French with Vietnamese subtitle. For more information about synopsis, please see L'Espace website (in French) or refer to the Vietnamese version of this post. Tickets: Ticket price: 20 000 VND Special price for members of L'Espace and students: 10 000 VND Tickets are available at L'Espace. Concert "Mozart Cycle III" 21 and 22 Aug 2013, 8 pm L'Espace 24 Tràng Tiền, Hà Nội You are invited to the concert "Mozart Cycle III" at L'Espace. This is the third collaboration between The Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra (VNSO) and … [Read more...] about EVENTS SCHEDULED FOR AUGUST 15-31 (daily updated)
Painter Hoang Tich Chu commemorated A ceremony to celebrate the 100th birthday of one of the founders of Vietnamese traditional lacquer painting Hoang Tich Chu (18-2-1912 – 2012) was held in Hanoi on February 17 by the Vietnam Fine Art Association on February 17. At the ceremony, fine art critics and researchers affirmed the great contributions Hoang Tich Chu made to Vietnamese art. Painter Chu was born in the northern province of Bac Ninh. He studied at the Indochina Art School in Hanoi from 1936 to 1941, then joined in the revolution and was assigned to establish the first art school in Vietnam. He laid the foundation for Vietnamese lacquer painting and created colours and layouts to develop the art form. His works depict Uncle Ho, the nation's wars and the beauty of the country's landscape. Chu was presented various national and international awards during his lifetime, most notably the Ho Chi Minh Award for Art and Literature in 2000. He passed away on October 22, 2003 … [Read more...] about ART & ENTERTAINMENT IN BRIEF 20/2
HITS Party Wed 28 Sep 2011, 7 - 10 pm Hanoi Cinematheque, 22A Hai Ba Trung, Hanoi It's time to show you what we've been working on behind the scenes Make your way to Hanoi Cinematheque on Wed 28 September for an extravaganza of drum rolls, live music, snippets from our summer show and door prizes. Cover: 50,000 VND (includes a complimentary drink and a raffle ticket) Exhibition 40 Years of Video Art in Germany Posted: 21 Sep 2011. Filed under: Art, Video. Opening : Sat 24 Sep, 4 pm with an introduction by Professor Rotraut Pape Lecture: Sun 25 Sep, 3.30 pm: "40 Years of Video Art in Germany" Exhibition: 25 Sep - 2 Oct, 9 am - 7 pm Goethe-Institut Hanoi, 56-58 Nguyen Thai Hoc, Hanoi The Goethe-Institut Hanoi now invites you to a "best of" from 40 years of German video art. The 43 selected videos, shown digitally to protect the valuable originals, give an exemplary insight into some forty years of video art from Germany. Among them are works by famous artists such as Joseph … [Read more...] about SEPTEMBER EVENTS (Updated)
Vietnam did not send any movie to compete for the Best Foreign Language Film Award of the Oscar 2011. This year it has many films that meet Oscar’s standards. A scene from "Floating Lives". The deadline to submit movies to the organizing board of the Oscar 2012 is October 1, but many countries have completed this task. Only five films will be nominated and one will win the Best Foreign Language Film Award. Last year Vietnam did not submit any entry because nominated films did not qualify the criteria of the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS). This year, many Vietnamese, not mentioning the contents, meet the AMPAS’ criteria. Films competing in the Foreign Language Film category must have been first released in the country submitting them during the eligibility period defined by the rules of the Academy, and must have been exhibited for at least seven consecutive days in a commercial movie theater. Vietnam has many movies that meet this rule, … [Read more...] about Which film to be chosen for Oscar 2012?