Film screenings marking the 125 th birth anniversary of late President Ho Chi Minh have been organised in the central province of Nghe An, beginning on May 12 and heralding the beginning of the Sen Village Festival 2015.

The films, which will be shown over three days in Vinh city, Nam Dan district and Cua Lo town, depict the life and career of President Ho Chi Minh.

Festival organisers hope to encourage patriotism and national solidarity among the public, while educating young generations about the late leader’s principles and aspirations for Vietnam.

The films being screened include “Thau Chin O Xiem” (Thau Chin in Thailand), “Nhung Dua Con Cua Lang” (The Children of the Village), “Duong Xuyen Rung” (Roads through the Forest) and “Dinh Cao Chien Thang” (The Peak of Victory).

Meanwhile, a revolutionary film month has been arranged nationwide from April 20 as part of the activities to celebrate the anniversaries of the Liberation of South Vietnam and National Reunification (April 30), the Dien Bien Phu victory (May 7) and late President Ho Chi Minh’s birth anniversary (May 19).-VNA