The Anthropological film festival co-organised by the Vietnam Institute of Culture and Arts Studies (VICAS) and HCMC Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism will take place in Ho Chi Minh City from November 10-14. Anthropological film festivals are a new type of cultural-art festival held in Vietnam for the first time. In this festival, all submitted films were curated for their participation including 70 films from countries around the world. This year, 52 anthropological films will be screened in 3 venues in HCMC including HCMC University of Social Sciences and Humanities, HCMC University of Culture. Ethnographic films are documentary films related to the methods of ethnology. It emerged in the 1960s as an important tool for research in the domain of visual anthropology as scientists began filming various human groups in society. The main theme of this year’s festival is “Modern Society and Sub-cultures”. The Festival’s objective is to introduce and disseminate anthropological films and to develop audiences throughout Vietnam./.