Updates

First Ho Chi Minh City film festival welcomes Anne Fontaine, Hirokazu Kore-eda

23/03/2024

The inaugural Ho Chi Minh City International Film Festival (HIFF) in Vietnam has unveiled its line-up of about 100 films, including 12 each for the Southeast Asia competition and for the first or second film competition, with directors Anne Fontaine and Hirokazu Kore-eda among its guests.  Scroll down for line-up The Asian premiere of French […]

[OPENING FILM] A CANNES FILM FESTIVAL JUROR WILL APPEAR IN A LEADING ROLE IN THE OPENING FILM OF HIFF 2024

17/03/2024

Ho Chi Minh City, March 12, 2024 – The film about classical music, “Boléro,” directed by Anne Fontaine, will officially open the first Ho Chi Minh City International Film Festival (HIFF) on April 6, 2024, at the City’s Opera House. HIFF’s red carpet will welcome the presence of Director Anne Fontaine and Leading actor Raphaël […]

[1st OR 2nd FEATURE FILM CATEGORY] – CELEBRATING THE BEGINNINGS

The First or Second Feature Film Category at HIFF sings praises to the first steps, opening doors to dreams and boundless creativity. We are proud to announce this list as a cheer for the youthful energy, fresh perspectives, and the desire to express through the cinema of emerging filmmakers. Each selected work stands as a […]

[CINE TALK] — Workshop “Developing Cinema into a Cultural Industry – Lessons from Korea and France”

14/11/2023

To the community of filmmakers and movie lovers in Ho Chi Minh City Hello friends, We are pleased to announce a special event “Conference on Developing Cinema into a Cultural Industry – Lessons from Korea and France” and a Film Screening and Networking of Mr. Kim Dong-ho, Honorary Chairman of HIFF, with the film community […]

[PRESS RELEASE] — Ho Chi Minh City International Film Festival (HIFF) Makes Grand Debut at Vietnam Night in Busan and ACFM

07/10/2023

Busan, South Korea – October 9, 2023 — Following a successful domestic launch in Vietnam, the Ho Chi Minh City International Film Festival (HIFF) is set to make a significant mark on the global film stage as it prepares to be unveiled during Vietnam Night, an exclusive event at the Busan International Film Festival, on […]

[PARTNERSHIP] — HIFF Partners with BHD for a Cinematic Revolution

26/09/2023

The Ho Chi Minh City International Film Festival (HIFF) is proud to announce an exciting and game-changing collaboration with BHD, a dynamic and innovative leader in the Vietnamese film and entertainment industry. This partnership signifies a momentous step forward for Vietnamese cinema, with the goal of expanding its global reach and showcasing the rich tapestry […]

[PRESS RELEASE] The 1st Ho Chi Minh City International Film Festival 2024

22/09/2023

The 1st Ho Chi Minh City International Film Festival 2024 (HIFF 2024), envisioned as Southeast Asia’s largest cinematic event next year, gets the official green light from the Department of Culture and Sports of Ho Chi Minh City, or the festival’s host, evening of September 20, 2023 at Lotte Saigon Hotel. This is the city’s […]