CINÉ OFF – THIS WEEK IN SAIGON

 

 

 

6 Novembre – Tp. Hồ Chí Minh – Liên Hoan Phim Nhật Bản 2018 – Japanese film festivalCinestar Vietnam

The Japan Foundation for Cultural Exchange in Vietnam presents the 2018 Japan Film Festival from Friday, November 2nd to Sunday, November 18th, 2018 at Cinestars Hai Ba Trung, Ho Chi Minh City, with 11 films made from 2016.

More info Here

[FILM LIST] Films en Vietnamien sous titrés en anglais
1. Close Knit
(2017 | 127’ | dir. Ogigami Naoko | drama)
2. The Scythian Lambs 18+
(2018 | 126’ | dir. Daihachi Yoshida | thriller)
3. Chihayafuru P.1
(2016 | 111’ | dir. Nori Koizumi | drama)
4. Chihayafuru P.2
(2016 | 102’ | dir. Nori Koizumi | drama)
5. Chihayafuru P3
(2018 | 127’ | dir. Nori Koizumi | drama)
6. Yakiniku Dragon
(2018 | 128’ | dir. Wui Shin Chong | drama)
7. Perfect World
(2018 | 102’ | dir. Kenji Shibayama | romance)
8. Mixed Doubles 13+
(2017 | 119’ | dir. Junichi Ishikawa |romance, comedy)
9. Mary and the Witch’s Flower
(2017 | 103’ | dir. Hiromasa Yonebayashi | animation)
10. One Cut of the Dead 18+
(2017 | 96’ | dir. Shinichiro Ueda | comedy, thriller)
11. Laughing Under the Clouds 16+
(2018 | 94’ | dir. Katsuyuki Motohiro |fantasy)

 

 

 

 

 

 

13 November – Soma Screening –  Spark: A Burning Man Story (2013) – Soma Art Lounge.

Directors: Steve Brown, Jessie Deeter

Stars: Harley K. Dubois, Marian Goodell, Larry Harvey

Language: English

Trailer HERE

Synopsis: 60,000 people from around the world in the Nevada desert build a temporary city, a party for a week and burn a giant effigy in a ritual frenzy. It’s Burning Man, folks.

 

 

 

 

 

 

13 November – Opera Screen #5: Il Trovatore (2018/11/17) – Cà phê thứ Bảy Trẻ – Nhóm bạn yêu nhạc cổ điển Sài Gòn.

Opera Screening with supporting documentary:
Il Trovatore (The Troubadour) by Giuseppe Verdi
With Vietnamese and English subtitles.

14:00 – 17:30 – Saturday, 17 November 2018
Ca Phe Thu Bay Tre
264A Nam Ky Khoi Nghia, Ward 8, Dist.3, HCMC
(Café Trung Nguyen, near the intersection of Tran Quoc Toan and Nam Ky Khoi Nghia St.)

Register Online: https://ticketbox.vn/event/il-trovatore-73608/50379

Suggested donation (at the entrance)
50,000 VND

ALL proceeds from the donation will be used to cover translation fees, subtitles editing and preparation of relevant materials for the programme.

Il Trovatore was one of the great trios of operas Verdi wrote within a couple of years in the 1850s, along with Rigoletto and La Traviata. The melodramatic plot involves a love triangle between Leonora, who loves Manrico, and the Count di Luna, Manrico’s sworn enemy and, unbeknown to him, his long-lost brother who also loves Leonora. The story is complicated further by Manrico’s mother, Azucena, whose desire for revenge costs the lives of the lovers Leonora and Manrico.

 

 

 

 

 

 

15 November – Hive Screening: Exit Through The Gift Shop – The Hive Saigon.

Hour: 7 pm

The story of how an eccentric French shop-keeper and amateur film-maker attempted to locate and befriend Banksy, only to have the artist turn the camera back on its owner. The film contains footage of Banksy, Shephard Fairey, Invader and many of the world’s most infamous graffiti artists at work.

Address: 3rd Floor of the Hive, 94 Xuan Thuy, Thao Dien
Doors Open: 7.00 pm
Screening: 7.30 pm
Entrance: Free
RSVP: https://thehivescreeningabanksyfilm.splashthat.com/

 

 

 

 

 

15 November – Crazy Rich Asians (2018) – Saigon Outcast 

Hour: 8 pm

Director: Jon M. Chu

Stars: Constance Wu, Henry Golding, Michelle Yeoh

Language: English

Trailer: HERE

Synopsis: This contemporary romantic comedy, based on a global bestseller, follows native New Yorker Rachel Chu to Singapore to meet her boyfriend’s family.

 

 

 

 

 

 

17 November – Suicide: The Ripple Effect (2018) – The Hive Saigon

Hour: 7 pm

Directors: Greg DicharryKevin Hines

Stars: Kevin HinesMarcus ButlerChristy Frecceri

Language: English

Trailer HERE

Synopsis: Survivor and mental wellness advocate Kevin Hines explore the lasting effects of suicide focusing on breaking the stigma, advocacy, and mental wellness.

Ticket 320 000 Vnd

https://www.facebook.com/events/1426597727476226/ – follow the link on facebook to book tickets

https://fan-force.com/screenings/suicide-the-ripple-effect-the-hive-saigon/ – book tickets directly from here by Nov. 16th.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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