Second Da Nang Asian Film Festival will be held in early July

The second Da Nang Asian Film Festival (DANAFF II) will take place in the central city of Da Nang from July 2 to 7 with the participation of 63 Vietnamese and international films.
More than 60 domestic, foreign films to compete at DANAFF II Festival. (Source: danaff.vna)
More than 60 domestic, foreign films to compete at DANAFF II Festival. (Source: danaff.vna)

The festival will be co-organised by he Vietnam Association of Film Promotion and Development, the Da Nang administration, and the Network for the Promotion of Asian Cinema (NETPAC).

It aims to select and honour excellent cinematographic works, encourage talents from both Vietnam and throughout the Asia-Pacific region, and widely introduce new and high-value Asian and Vietnamese cinematographic works to the public.

Entries competing in the Asian films category will be decided by an Asian judging panel, including Dai Sijie, Chinese-French filmmaker and author; Georges Goldenstern, former general manager of the Cinéfondation in Cannes; Meriette Rissenbeek, executive director of the Berlin International Film Festival; actress Tran Nu Yen Khe; and young director Ha Le Diem.

All the entries will be screened free of charge at the event.

On this occasion, a number of workshops will be held to help participants share their experience and select talented young filmmakers for training under the guidance of international and Vietnamese film experts.

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