The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, the Vietnam Television and the Vietnam Cinematography Association jointly held an awards present ceremony for the fourth National Environmental Film festival (NEFF) on Dec. 29.

Launched from Sep. 23, the festival had attracted 131 films competing in five categories including TV report, documentary, science, cartoon and feature on environment.

Representative of the board of examiners of the NEFF People’s Artist Bui Dinh Hac said prize-winning works have been able to reflect urgent environmental issues of public concern, adding that there are also great improvements in the films’ artistic value.

At the festival, four first, six second, five third and five consolation prizes were awarded to contestants. Especially, the organising board presented the “Green Vietnam” award valued 30 million VND to director Le Hoai Phuong for the film “Forest crime”./.