(CPV) - A documentary film about Vietnam's Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago was screened at the Vietnamese Cultural Center in Paris at the night of May 11, said the Vietnam News Agency correspondent in France.
The film, titled “Hoang Sa Vietnam: The painful loss”, features the daily lives of Vietnamese fishermen in the coastal district of Binh Son and the island district of Ly Son, Quang Ngai province.
It was put together last year by Andre Menras, also known by his Vietnamese name Ho Cuong Quyet, president of the France-Vietnam Friendship Association for the Permanent Education along with HCM City Television.
Daily life in Ly Son island district.
Viewers were moved to tears after seeing truly and lively images on wives who have lost their husbands, kids who have lost their fathers and fisherman who have lost their brothers during fishing journeys for their own living as well as protecting national sovereignty over islands and sea.
Mr Andre Menras told that he has visited Vietnam for many times to meet local people and authorities to better his understanding of the nature and the live of fishermen in the central region.
The event, hosted by the Union of Vietnamese Student in France, has lured 100 attendees, mostly overseas Vietnamese, French people who love Vietnam.
Earlier, it hit Toulouse and Beziers cities of France, Berlin and Cologne cites of Germany, the Czech Republic and Poland. After each show, director Ho Cuong Quyet also raised fund for needy Vietnamese fishing families./.