Discussion: Vietnamese Cinema Today

In Finland, Vietnamese cinema is best known for the films of Trần Anh Hùng (Scent of Green Papaya, 1993, etc.). Helsinki Cine Aasia has also previously screened some contemporary Vietnamese films like Glorious Ashes (2022), 2030 (2014), and Flapping in the Middle of Nowhere (2014). This year’s film Inside the Yellow Cocoon Shell (2023) has been a critical success. What is the role of the auteur directors for Vietnamese cinema and how are they seen in Vietnam? How is the situation with domestic films in Vietnam today? The topic is discussed with film enthusiast Duong Nghiem.

In English.

Sun 17.3. at 16:35. After the film Inside the Yellow Cocoon Shell.

Location: Bottom floor of Kinopalatsi (theatres 9-10). Open to all, free entrance!

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