HÀ NỘI — Before the month is over, the Friends of Vietnam Heritage will host some more exciting activities, including a movie screening and an excursion. The screening, which will feature the Vietnamese movie Cô Ba Sài Gòn (The Tailor) will take place from 7:30pm to 9pm on June 29 at The Centre for Development of Movie Talent, 51 Trần Hưng Đạo Street. Set in Sài Gòn (the former name of today's HCM City) in the 1960s, The Tailor is a romantic comedy showing the lifestyle of the Saigonese and the history of áo dài (traditional Vietnamese long dress). The film was named the Best Feature Film at the Golden Kite Awards by the Vietnamese Cinema Association in 2017 and selected as the Vietnamese entry for the Best Foreign Language film at the 91st Academy Awards in 2019. The movie will be presented in Vietnamese with English subtitles. To secure your place, email Vân … [Read more...] about FVH to hold movie screening and excursion
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The program was an opportunity for cadets from military academies and schools to meet and share their English learning methods, to raise their English language competence as well as to improve quality of English learning and teaching at military academies’ and schools in the coming time. At the exchange program The highlight of the program were a short video clip reviewing English language teaching and learning at military academies and schools, and exchanges of excellent English language learners of the first training course held by the Department of Military School Management. During the event, participants enjoyed interesting art performances by cadets. Vietnamese and English songs aroused troops’ enthusiasm and determination to build the nation and the army. An art performance at the event Over the past time, military academies and schools have fostered education and training, especially foreign language teaching, showing their efforts … [Read more...] about Military academies and schools to foster English language teaching
Filmmaker Đặng Nhật Minh and actress Minh Hương (as Đặng Thùy Trâm) seen on the studio of the movie Đừng Đốt (Don’t Burn). A screening of the movie will be held by the FVH on Saturday night. — Photo vtv.vn HÀ NỘI — The Friends of Vietnam Heritage (FVH) will host a talk with installation artist Đặng Thị Khuê on Saturday at the artist’s home. The talk will be an informal morning (9.30am-12.30pm), where attendees can chat with the artist about her life, her inspiration, her thoughts on the past, present and future of Việt Nam’s art scene and how she sees the history and social influences of Việt Nam through art. The 73-year-old Khuê, who graduated from the Hà Nội Fine Arts College in 1976, is one of Việt Nam’s most influential installation artists. Her work is considered an adventure into the past to understand … [Read more...] about FVH to host intimate art talk and movie night
'Hai Phuong' becomes highest-grossing Vietnamese movie of all time On March 24, Box Office Mojo revealed that Hai Phuong, or Furie as it is known in English, had earned US$578,000 (VND13.4 billion) in the US, Tuoi Tre reports. Prior to that, the movie also did well here in Vietnam. According to Thanh Nien, despite not being available for moviegoers below 18, the film earned VND50 billion after three days in theaters across Vietnam and VND160 billion after three weeks. In a recent announcement, the movie's production team shared that, after a month in theaters in Vietnam, Canada and the US, Hai Phuong has raked in VND200 billion, becoming both the highest-grossing Vietnamese movie of all time and the highest-grossing movie screened in Vietnam. Previous record-holders for both categories are Tet flick Cua Lai Vo Bau (VND176.5 billion) and Marvel's blockbuster Avengers: Infinity War (VND186 billion), respectively. … [Read more...] about ‘Hai Phuong’ becomes highest-grossing Vietnamese movie of all time
The Hanoitimes - Hai Phuong or Furie is one of the rare, authentic cinematic examples where execution trumps originality. Vietnamese actress to be star in US’s movie Star Wars Vietnamese actress climbs to International Movie Database top 50 popular celebs "Hai Phuong” or “Furie” has become the first Vietnamese film to be released in the US, receiving significant compliments from movie-goers and critics. Poster of Hai Phuong - Furie. Photo: Young Folks “Furie” debuted in Vietnam on February 22, 2019 and brought about VND135 billion (US$5.87 million) after two weeks. The box office is estimated to exceed VND150 billion (US$6.72 million) in the domestic market and makes the movie among the top three all-time box office successes in Vietnam. “Furie” has caught public attention amid the domination of romantic and comedy genres (rom-com) in Vietnamese theaters for years. Screening … [Read more...] about Why is a Vietnamese movie accepted in US, Canadian theaters?