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Amazing events for this weekend in Hanoi

Updated at Friday, 21 Sep 2018, 07:54
The Hanoitimes - Time to unwind your imagination with film screening “The Young Karl Marx” or enjoy music at Soul Bar Hanoi, etc.
Film screening “The Young Karl Marx”
 
Film screening “The Young Karl Marx”.
Film screening “The Young Karl Marx”.
You are invited to a film screen “The Young Karl Marx” at the Goethe Institut.
For which ideals did Karl Marx stand for? For whom and which interests was he talking? “We are mistaken if we associate him only with the Soviet Union or the GDR,” says August Diehl, who plays the famous economist in the film “The Young Karl Marx”. The ideas and utopia of communism had a lot to do with the aftermath of the French Revolution, and the big the call for freedom.
“The Young Karl Marx” is the first film about the life of Karl Marx before he wrote the Communist Manifesto. The film sheds light on the path of the young philosopher Marx to a revolutionary, and is dedicated to the emerging friendship with Friedrich Engels, his experiences with political oppression and the debates and promises of a new international socialist movement.
The film is a German-French co-production by film director Raoul Peck. He was born in 1953 in Port-au-Prince. He grew up in what was then Zaire (now the Democratic Republic of Congo), in the US and in France. In Berlin he studied industrial engineering and film. In 1986 he founded Velvet Film in Germany, where all his films are produced.
Time: Friday September 21 at 7:00 pm
Venue: Goethe Institut, 56 - 58 Nguyen Thai Hoc street, Ba Dinh district, Hanoi
Cinema at L’Espace

 
Cinema at L’Espace.
Cinema at L’Espace.
Take a look at the film screening schedule at L’Espace for this weekend!
Screening of “Phantom Boy”
Director: Jean-Loup Felicioli, Alain Gagnol (France, 2015, 84’)
Casting: Audrey Tautou, Jean-Pierre Marielle, Édouard Baer, Jackie Berroyer, Patrick Ridremont
Phantom Boy is story about Leo – an eleven years old boy with super powers like flying, making himself invisible, and passing through walls. With his special abilities, Leo agrees to helps a cop named Alex to find the culprits that have spread computer viruses.
Screening of “Josephine s’arrondit”
Director: Marilou Berry (France, 2016, 94′)
Starring: Marilou Berry, Mehdi Nebbou, Medi Sadoun
For two years, Gilles (non-smoker-good-cook-perfect-man-who-likes-cats) and Joséphine (endearing-messy-but-charming-young-woman) have been in love. Everything is perfect. Until some unexpected news: soon they’ll be three.
To not become like her mother, keep her man, and become a responsible adult: Joséphine is going to be put to the test and must cope, with Gilles… in their own way.
Time: Sunday September 23 from 3:30 to 6:00 pm
Venue: L’Espace, 24 Trang Tien street, Hanoi
Music at Soul Bar Hanoi

 
Music at Soul Bar Hanoi.
Music at Soul Bar Hanoi.
Sat 22 Sep: A Jazzy night Dedicated to the moon
Anna Hogberg (Sweden)
Anna is a singing teacher, choir conductor and assistant professor in Aesthetic Learning Processes at Södertörn University (Sweden). She has previously worked at the University of Pretoria (South Africa) and College for the Arts (Windhoek, Namibia) as a singing teacher with focus on jazz improvisation and interpretation.
As a solo singer she prefers the jazz genres, soul and rhythm ‘n blues. Anna has a long experience of singing in several choirs and acapella vocal groups as well as with big bands. She has written music, mainly for choir, which has been published in Sweden. As a choir singer she’s been touring in Europe, Asia and North America.
Time: Saturday September 22 at 9:00 pm
Venue: Soul Bar Hanoi, No 21, Lane 12 Dang Thai Mai, Tay Ho, Hanoi
First lantern road around Hoan Kiem walking street

 
First lantern road around Hoan Kiem walking street.
First lantern road around Hoan Kiem walking street.
If you’re looking for the perfect family friendly activity this weekend, consider attending the first lantern road around the Hoan Kiem walking street in Hanoi. The Mid-Autumn Festival with the first lantern road around Hoan Kiem walking street will take place in September 23.
This event, organized by the Hanoi People’s Committee in coordination with Phuong Dong Joint Stock Company, aims to bring a colorful mid-autumn festival to children in Hanoi.
Especially, the festival will introduce hundreds of colorful giant lanterns and stars on display along the road, which is promised to be an ideal check in area for families, pedestrians and visitors on the night of the mid-autumn festival.
Various activities will be held during the event including comedy, music and circus performances by popular artists such as Xuan Bac and Tu Long. In addition, children will be in with a chance of receiving interesting gifts like traditional folk toys and participating in a flash mob dance on the pedestrian street.
Visitors can call at pavilions selling traditional toys for the mid-autumn festival and join dragon dances, lantern processions and a street carnival through the ancient streets of Hanoi’s Old Quarter.
Time: Sunday September 23
Venue: Hoan Kiem walking street
Ha Phuong
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