Opens Latin American Film Festival in Hanoi

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Opens Latin American Film Festival in Hanoi
Opens Latin American Film Festival in Hanoi

The fourth Latin American Film Festival will take place in Ha Noi from October 24-29 at the National Cinema Centre.

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About Latin American Film Festival

Latin American Film Festival
Latin American Film Festival

Nine films from Peru, Argentina, Cuba, Colombia, Chile, Mexico, Panama, Uruguay and Venezuela will be screened during the fourth annual Latin American Film Festival from today to Saturday in Hanoi. According to Cuban Ambassador, Herminio Lopez Diaz, purpose of this Festival is to help Vietnamese audiences learn more about the unique aspects and rich culture of Latin America through the films. They selected different film genres, including sports, history, romance, animation and comedy, to introduce to festival audiences.

A film about football in Chile will open the event. Football Stories consists of three vignettes about the lives of young Chileans and their passions and frustrations surrounding one of the century’s most important sports rituals.

The festival will also screen two films which premiered last year (“Embrace of the Serpent” from Colombia and “No Kids” from Argentina) and a film about LGBT (“Blue and Not So Pink”).

An image in film “Embrace of the Serpent” from Colombia
An image in film “Embrace of the Serpent” from Colombia

Other films to be screened include Peru’s Rodencia and the Princess Tooth, Cuba’s Habanastation, Panama’s Breaking the Wave, “In the middle of Heaven” from Mexico, and “Artigas’s Portrait” from Uruguay.

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Time: October 24-29, 2016

Address: National Cinema Centre on 87 Lang Ha Street, Hanoi

Ticket: free.

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