The first film festival held for students in Ho Chi Minh City has been taking submissions till December 7, according to the organiser, the Vietnam Students Association in the city.

The festival, which will screen the films and videos from December 12-26, is also being sponsored by the MegaStar Communications Company.

Under the theme, "Student Aspiration", the festival is designed to give students an opportunity to explore their creativity.

Students' short films, documentaries and video clips about stories related to their lives and learning environment will be screened at the festival. The winning films and videos will be shown in the cinemas of the MegaStar Communication Co. Ltd in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi.

With the film festival, students have an opportunity to make films and learn from directors and producers, Pham Kieu Hung, the association's deputy head, said.-VNA