CJ E&M Hosts 1st Vietnam-Korean Film Festival to Mark 20 Years of South Korean-Vietnamese Diplomatic Ties
To commemorate 20 years of diplomatic ties between South Korea and Vietnam, CJ E&M is hosting the 1st Vietnam Korean Film Festival in Ho Chi Minh City this month.
The film festival will be split into two parts with the first part beginning on October 18 at the MegaSTar Crescent Mall in Ho Chi Minh City, and lasting through October 24. The second half will then resume on December 6 at the MegaStar Vincom City Towers in Hanoi and end on December 8.
During the festival, some 12 Korean films that are rich with aspects of Korean culture and/or history will be shown, with Masquerade serving as the closing film in Ho Chi Min City and Wandeukee in Hanoi.
On October 19 at 3 p.m. (local time) at the Megastar Crescent Mall, a number of high-profile executives from the Korean movie industry, director Truc ‘Charlie’ Nguyen’ of the Vietnamese movie, The Rebel and others will hold a 90-minutes round table discussion on how to jointly create new works together, encourage the trade of the two countries’ movies and other collaborative discussions.
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- Vietnam 20121017 Masquerade (The Man who Became King) 20121017 Vietnam Korean Film Festival 20121017