Francophone Film Festival now showing in Vietnam

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A scene from "Đam mê", the only Vietnamese included in the 2013 Francophone Film Festival.

Twelve movies from nine countries will participate in the Francophone Film Festival 2013, which kicked off on March 15 Hanoi, Hue, Vinh and Ho Chi Minh City.

The festival will include shorts, documentaries and animated films from Belgium, Benin, Canada, Switzerland, Senegal, Morocco, Egypt, France and Vietnam.

All of the films will be screened with Vietnamese subtitles, while the Vietnamese movie will have French subtitles.

"Dam me" (Passion) by director Phi Tien Son is the only Vietnamese being shown.

The festival was held in Hanoi from March 15-17, and will be in Ho Chi Minh City from March 18-April 6, the central city of Vinh from March 15-31, and Hue from March 19-April 17.

In Ho Chi Minh City, the films are being shown at IDECAF, the center of cultural exchange with France at 31 Thai Van Lung, District 1 with tickets going for just VND15,000.

Vinh City audiences can watch the film for free at the Francophonie Center located at 36 Nguyen Duc Canh Street and at the French Cultural Centre at 1 Le Hong Phong Street. 

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