Film Screening “Deserted Valley”

Film Screening “Deserted Valley”

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Thu 26 Oct 2017, 7.30- 9 pm
Vietnam Feature Films Studio (VFS)
No. 4 Thuy Khue, Tay Ho district, Hanoi

From FVH:

“Deserted Valley” is one of the most successful films made by well-known Vietnamese female Director Pham Nhue Giang.

The film is considered as a compassionate poem demonstrating the sacrifice of three teachers on their journey to bring education to disadvantaged children of ethnic minorities.

They shared the same passion for children, for teaching and for perseverance in overcoming difficulty to keep a local school open in a remote mountainous province in Northern Vietnam. Apart from portraying their teaching career, the film also demonstrates the intrinsic feelings and emotions of the teachers who have to spend their youth in remote deserted valleys.

Its poetic beauty also lies in a lot of breathtaking natural scenery with high mountains, vast rice fields and interesting local customs of the ethnic minority people.

With “Deserted Valley”, Director Pham Nhue Giang won the 52st Melbourne International Film Festival’s first FIPRESCI and FCCA (Film Critics Circle of Australia) Prize.

The film was released in 2001 with a duration of 1 hour 29 minutes and English subtitles

Donation: 150,000vnd
Limit: 50 people
Contact: Film group, [email protected]

Motorbikes and Cycles
Parking fees @ the Studio – 5,000 vnd motorbike; 2,000 vnd for a cycle; 10,000 vnd for car

Your reservation is not confirmed until you receive our reply email.
Please arrive by 7.15pm latest to collect and pay for your ticket at VFS. As a courtesy to those on the waiting list – please cancel if you can’t come (phone 094 805 7157).
Reserved seating tickets are allocated on a first come – first served basis. We don’t pre-book seating but if you come early you can get one of the big comfy armchair seats.

Saigon or Hanoi Beer 20,000 VND per bottle
Bottle of water complimentary
In the alley outside the studios are number of good food stalls for you to enjoy a pre-film dinner.

Please note that full joining instructions, venue information and location of the viewing theatre will be sent to all those who RSVP a few days before the film

Vietnam Feature Films Studio is the Big Brother of Vietnam’s film industry. This is a huge honor and privilege for Friends of Vietnam Heritage (FVH) to have the chance to hold our film nights here. The studios have gone out of their way to support FVH and truly hope that as many of our members can come to support our FVH film night as well as supporting the great staff and organisation of VFS.


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