The event will bring new independent movies from all over the world to audiences, and screen documentary and experimental productions from Vietnam, South East Asia, and Europe.
A special highlight of the event is the screening of a short film by the German curator, Birgit Glombitza, from Hamburg. She will talk about contemporary aesthetics and current trends in short films.
A string of activities will be launched during the festival, including a new field recording workshop with Ernst Karel,a sound engineering specialist from Harvard University’s Sensory Ethnography Lab,and a 2-day symposium on "Space, Time,& the Visceral in Southeast Asian Cinema."
The event offers a good opportunity for Vietnamese audiences to meet with local and international filmmakers, thus helping promote creativity and the production of high quality cinema.