A film week celebrating the 60th anniversary of Dien Bien Phu victory (May 7) will be launched in the Lao capital Vientiane and Savannakhet province next week.

During the week from May 5, eight famous films about the Dien Bien Phu campaign will be screened, according to a press conference held for the event in Vientiane on April 29.

The features and documentaries will also be broadcast on Lao National TV, the organiser added.

The film week is a chance for the Lao people and the Vietnamese community in Laos to better understand the significance the Dien Bien Phu victory, which put an end to the French colonial rule in Vietnam . It will also recall the solidarity and mutual assistance between the two peoples during the anti-French resistance war.-VNA