The event saw the participation of member of the Party Central Committee and Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam, member of the Party Central Committee and Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyen Ngoc Thien, and member of the Party Central Committee and Chairman of the Ha Noi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung.
Addressing the opening ceremony, Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyen Ngoc Thien affirmed that the HANIFF is a chance to honor true cinematic talents and look towards human values and sincere cooperation.
It is a great opportunity for Vietnamese artists to enhance exchanges and learn more about experiences, contributing to developing the domestic film sector as well as introduce images of Vietnamese country, people, and cultural identity.
At the opening ceremony, Chairman of the Ha Noi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung expressed his delight to welcome producers, directors, artists, and actors from nearly 50 countries and territories in the world.
He believed that the 5th HANIFF will continue promoting the sincere cooperation among professional filmmakers, and encouraging new talents of cinema.
Chairman of the Ha Noi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung delivers a speech at the opening ceremony.
The city leader affirmed that Ha Noi will create favorable conditions to contribute to the 5th HANIFF’s success.
The 5th HANIFF, themed “Cinema – Integration and Sustainable Development”, will last until October 31st.
The screenings will take place at the National Cinema Centre (No. 87, Lang Ha street), the Thang Tam Cinema (No.45, Hang Bai Street), the Kim Dong Cinema (No. 19, Hang Bai street) , and the BHD Star Vincom cinema (No. 2, Pham Ngoc Thach street).