Golden Kite award honors Vietnamese films, artists

The annual Golden Kite Award 2018 has honoured honouring outstanding films, TV series, cartoons, documentary films, scientific films, and 26 short films together with excellent artists.

Dang Xuan Hai, Chairman of the Vietnam Cinematography Association, the organizer of the Award, told the ceremony in Ho Chi Minh City on Friday: Entries are of diverse genres and topics, covering revolutionary traditions and temporary life. Cinematographers have to renew their mindset to deeply reflect reality, and explore the inner values of Vietnamese people, while respecting national tradition and culture.

Chang Vo Cua Em (My Mr Wife) by Director Charlie Nguyen, which is a movie on the struggle of woman in modern society, received the 2018 Golden Kite Award. In the TV series category, the Golden Kite awards were presented to Ben Kia Song (The Other Side of the River), and Quynh Bup Be (Doll Quynh), both reflecting modern day social issues. M? A by director Khanh Chi of the Quang Binh Province Television and Radio Station was named Best Short Film.

The Vietnam Animation Studio's 30-minute Bi Mat Hang Duong (Secret in Duong Cave) about a group of children on an adventure to Duong Cave, won Best Animation Film, while its director received the Best Animation Director award. The Golden Kite Award for Best Documentary was given to Hay Nho Ban Dang Song (You're Still Alive).

Source: VOV5