Vietnam’s first fiction film “Lua Phat” (Once Upon A Time in Vietnam) has officially been selected to open the East Winds Film Festival in the UK.

The event, to take place from October 31- November 3, 2013 at the Conventry University, aims to raise the awareness of students and local community in the UK’s central region of East Asia’s cinematography.

The film, by Vietnamese-American director Dustin Nguyen, holds the record of a Vietnamese film with the most copyright deals with various film distributors for screening in many countries like the Republic of Korea, India, Nepal, China, Thailand, Australia, New Zealand and in North America.-VNA