Poster of the "Royal Affair" film (Source: internet)

Da Nang (VNA) - The first-ever Danish Film Week kicked off in the central city of Da Nang on May 26, providing the local audiences a chance to contemplate well-known Danish movies.

Recently produced films, including “A Royal Affair”, “The Hunt” and “A Hijacking” are screened during the week. Many of them won awards or were nominated at international film festivals, including Oscar Academy Awards and Cannes Film Festival.

Danish Ambassador to Vietnam Charlotte Laursen said the event aims to introduce Denmark’s filming industry with internationally-acclaimed producers, actors and actresses as well as its society to Vietnamese viewers.

She expressed her belief that the film week will be one of cultural programmes that help enhance the partnership and mutual understanding between the two nations.

According to the diplomat, the Danish Embassy has funded a cultural support programme to the tune of over 3 million USD in order to promote cultural exchanges between Vietnam and Denmark.

Since 2006, hundreds of cultural projects and artists have benefited from the programme.-VNA