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(Cinet)- On June 09, according to the Vietnam Central Scientific and Documentary Film Studio, “Lasting with the time” of Vietnam and “Sound of Heimat” from Germany will be screened at opening ceremony of the 7th Vietnamese-European Documentary Film Festival.
“Lasting with the time” by director Le Hong Chuong deals with the fate of Vietnamese soldiers who fought in South Vietnam during the war and died there, leaving only their letters and diaries behind. Based on these documents, the film traces the soldiers’ lives and their wishes.
The film won the best documentary award at the 51st Asia-Pacific Film Festival in 2006.
Meanwhile, the award-winning music documentary “Sound of Heimat” by German director Arne Birkenstock describes the turbulent journey of the New Zealand saxophonist Hayden Chisholm through the German music landscape.
In the film, Chisholm is on a discovery mission all over Germany and meets old and young, traditional and modern folk musicians.
The festival, Co-organized by the European Union National Institutes for Culture (EUNIC) and the National Studio for Documentary and Science Films. The festival will take in Hanoi at 7pm on June 10 and last until June 19 and in Ho Chi Minh City from June 11-20. The event will invite audiences to immerse themselves in visual worlds of experience from a variety of cultures.