Documentary films on biodiversity and animal welfare screened in Hanoi | Environment

ECO FILM Production project. Photo: Goethe Institute

Hanoi (VNA) – The Goethe Institute, in collaboration with the Center for Nature Conservation and Development (CCDs) and the Ninh Binh Bear Conservation Sanctuary under the organization FOUR PAWS Viet, organized on September 21 in Hanoi a screening of two documentaries on the conservation of biodiversity and animal welfare within the framework of the ECO FILM Production 2021-2022 project.

Both Movies – “Binh Yen, Come Home!” and “Road to Xuan Lien” – are the result of cooperation between CCD, FOUR PAWS Viet and Vietnamese filmmakers.

“Binh Yen, go home!” » vividly recreates the lives of ours and their keepers at the Ninh Binh Bear Conservation Sanctuary. For its part, “Road to Xuan Lien” shows the value of nature and follows the joint efforts to harmonize conservation and development and bring people closer to nature in Xuan Lien, Thuong Xuan District, Thanh Hoa Province ( Center).

Documentary films on biodiversity and animal welfare screened in Hanoi hinh anh 2A pig-tailed macaque (scientific name: Macaca nemestrina) at Kon Ka Kinh National Park, in Gia Lai province (Central Highlands). Photo: VNA

According to Wilfried Eckstein, director of the Institute Goethethe ECO FILM Production project is an initiative of his institute to foster collaboration between non-governmental organizations in Vietnam and documentary filmmakers to tell stories on the theme of sustainable development.

The screening also featured discussions with the organizations and filmmakers involved in the project as well as a behind-the-scenes exhibit to give interested audiences a better insight into the stories and their messages. -VNA

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