Hai Yen on jury at Black Nights film festival

December 6, 2006

 
16:48′ 05/12/2006 (GMT+7)
VietnamNetBridge – On the evening of November 30, Hai Yen flew to Estonia to be on the jury of the Tallinn Black Nights film festival.

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The 24 year-old actress won a prize for acting from the Vietnam film association and a prize at the recent Asia film festival. She was the star of the movie “Chuyện của Pao” (Pao’s story), which has been shown in over 10 international film festivals including Fukuoka, Pusan, NHK and China Golden in 2006. The movie was one of the top five movies at the World Montreal film festival.

Hai Yen said that it was difficult for Vietnamese movies in general and Chuyện của Pao in particular to win prizes at top international festivals. Films made by other countries are of better quality as a result of capital investment and superior human resources.

Chuyen cua Pao has been shown at ten famous universities in America and will be presented in 12 more this December.

At the moment, Hai Yen and her film team have been preparing for Mùa Hè lạnh lẽo (Cold summer) – to be shot in January 2007.

(Source: TT&VH)

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2 Responses to “Hai Yen on jury at Black Nights film festival”

  1. Jeevika Says:

    Jeevika: South Asia Documentary Festival, which began in 2003, aims at capturing the livelihood challenges faced by the rural and urban poor and bringing it to the attention of current and future policy makers. Over the years, Jeevika has been successful in advocating for the cause of numerous entry-level entrepreneurs – rickshaw pullers, street vendors, prostitutes, child labour, farmers and forest-dwellers.

    The premier event of the festival to be held at the India Habitat Centre, New Delhi will be the awards ceremony from 20-23rd July 2007, which will culminate four days of screening for the top films. The last date for the submitting the entries is May 31, 2007

    In addition as part of the festival tour, the award-winning films will travel and be screened in premier schools and colleges in over 20 states in India and other organisations working on livelihood issues as well as in our South Asian neighbours.

    Over the years, Jeevika has become an increasingly popular and news-worthy event as well as an important catalyst for positive social change. The Film-makers whose films have been showcased in the past include Rakesh Sharma (of the Final Solution fame), Sanjay Barnela (Turf Wars) and Shohini Ghosh (Tales of the Night Fairies).

    For further details, please log on : http://www.ccs.in/jeevika

  2. priyanka Says:

    Jeevika 2010: Asia Livelihood Documentary Festival. Call for Entry deadline: 30 June 2010
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    http://www.jeevika.org


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