'Far From Vietnam' (1967), with introduction by Dr John Hughes, Vu Nguyen Hung (Director, VFI), Hoang Thi Mai (VFI)
Presented by Screen and Sound Cultures
More than sixty years have passed since Vietnamese cinema was established. Despite the challenges faced, Vietnam's generations of filmmakers strive towards a greater global recognition. This series of free screenings focuses on some of the more notable and interesting offerings of this fascinating national cinema.
In seven different segments, Godard, Klein, Lelouch, Marker, Resnais and Varda show their sympathy and support for the North Vietnamese army during the Vietnam war.
Directors: Joris Iven, William Klein, Claude Lelouch, Agnès Varda, Jean-Luc Godard. Chris Marker, Alain Resnais
Writers: Jean-Luc Godard, Chris Marker, Jacques Sternberg