Vietnamese Students Make Film To Fight Smoking

by Peter D. Marshall

from Bernama.

The three-minute film Thuoc La va Nguoi Lon (Tobacco and Adults), made by ninth graders from the Le Quy Don Secondary School here, won first prize at the fifth filmmaking contest for Vietnamese students, reports Vietnam News Agency (VNA).

This is the second time that Nguyen Lam Tuyen, Nguyen Hoang Du and Tran Nguyen Tuong Vi have received awards after their film Mot Ngay Cua Than Dong Tuong Lai (A Day of a Future Genius), won second prize last year.

Their new film centres on the daily life of a boy surrounded by smokers. “While growing up, my grandfather smoked, my father smoked, my teacher smoked. Even my friends experimented with the odd cigarette. Purchasing tobacco is as easy as getting your hands on candy,” according to the main character.

Read the rest of this article from Bernama.

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