Archive for category: Vietnam

/ 06/20/2012 5:16 PM

Open City Docs Fest London 2011 will screen 7 doc films from or about Asia

21st – 24th June – OPEN CITY DOCS FEST -Celebrating the best of documentary film in the heart of London - “Open City Docs Fest” is a festival devoted to exploring the world we live in through the vision of documentary film. This year, the diverse programme offers more than 100 films from around the world, including 7 doc films [...]

/ 04/02/2012 8:26 PM

Visions du Réel 2012 selects 13 films from or about Asia

The swiss doc Festival Visions du Réel will open its 2012 edition on 20th April 2012. Among the 3 500 films which have been reviewed by the festival team and its correspondents in latin America, USA, Russia, India and Asia Pacific, 110 docs have been selected for the different sections of the competition. 47 countries are represented in this selection. Among all the [...]

/ 11/25/2011 1:25 AM

Canadian Breakthrough signs Asian deals

Canadian producer-distributor Breakthrough Entertainment has sold more than 130 hours of content to broadcasters in Asia. . Thai network TrueVisions acquired several one-off docs including “Crackberry’d – The Truth About Information Overload” and “Parkour Takes Vegas“, “China – A Century of Humiliation” and “The Truth About Shoplifting” . Vietnam Television bagged the doc series “Future Revealed” and “Future Medicine” . RTB in Brunei bought [...]

/ 08/25/2011 12:12 PM

Students documentary contest bids to save forests (Vietnam News)

HCM CITY — The 2011 Southeast Asian Student Documentary Awards encourage young people in the region to raise pressing social and environmental issues through films. Vietnam News, August, 25 2011 Organised by Germany’s Goethe cultural institutes in the region, the competition is for students aged between 18 and 28 in Cambodia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand, and Viet Nam. Titled “Tree[s] [...]

/ 06/01/2011 10:26 PM

3rd Int’l Documentary Film Festival to open in Vietnam (English.news.cn)

HANOI, June 1 (Xinhua) — The Third International Documentary Film Festival will take place in Vietnam’s capital Hanoi on June 8-14 and southern Ho Chi Minh (HCM) City on June 6-13, attracting film makers from Italy, France, Germany, Poland, Denmark, Switzerland, Belgium and Vietnam, the festival’s organizers announced at a press briefing here Wednesday. By Yang Lina English.news.cn   2011-06-01 “The festival [...]

/ 05/03/2011 6:59 PM

Discovery Asia broadcasts 4 Vietnam’s documentary

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