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Hanoi (VNA) – The Vietnam Film Institute under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism held a ceremony on October 19 to receive documentaries from the European Foundation Joris Ivens of the Netherlands and the Medical Committee Netherlands - Vietnam (MCNV).

The items include four historical films, notably ”The 17th Parallel”, which helped Dutch documentary maker Joris Ivens receive the International Lenin Peace Prize in 1968, and “Far From Vietnam”, along with various photos and documents of the filmmaker when he worked in Vietnam in the 1960s.

In addition, the MCNV handed over 29 other documentaries to the Vietnam Film Institute.-VNA