Ms. Duong Thu Huong, the female CEO of Forbes Vietnam, recently attended the Asian World Film Festival (AWFF) event “Once Upon Vietnam” in California (local time).
Ms. Duong Thu Huong is the sponsor of Asia Plus Security for the Asian World Film Festival. She is also the honorary director of the Vietnam Panel AWFF.
This event brings together many renowned Vietnamese and international celebrities, including Dr. Jonathan Huynh, Philippe Lam, actresses Kieu Chinh, Ivana Nguyen, Dr. Phil Hong Nguyen, singer Candice Phi Phi… Furthermore, several Vietnamese films were screened at the event “Once Upon Vietnam,” such as Bo Gia, Chi Pheo Ngoai Truyen, Phuong Khau…
Due to the influence of Covid-19, the Asian World Film Festival previously took place from March 10 to 15, 2021 in Los Angeles (USA) in an online format. In its sixth year, the AWFF has screened 14 submissions from many major cinemas in the region. In addition, there were a series of seminars and events to promote, introduce, and connect Asian film with the rest of the world.
At AWFF 2021, actress Kieu Chinh received the Lifetime Achievement Award – Snow Leopard. She was a famous movie star in Saigon before 1975. She has appeared in films from Hollywood as well as Thailand, India, and Singapore.
The Asian World Film Festival can be described as one of the bridges connecting Asian cinema to filmmakers in the region, hence strengthening the relationship between the Asian film industries and Hollywood. The “Once Upon Vietnam” event is an opportunity to introduce, honor, and promote the country’s cinematic works in the eyes of experts and audiences from all over the world. At the same time, it helps to promote Vietnam and its people to friends on all five continents. Therefore, the presence of Ms. Duong Thu Huong, the guests and the appearance of many Vietnamese films at the above-mentioned event is worthy of pride.
Entrepreneur Duong Thu Huong is a famous character on the media as the CEO of Forbes Vietnam, a world-renowned business magazine. Not only that, she is also the Director of External Relations and Managing Director of IDG Ventures Vietnam.
She is known to have held several important positions in large organizations and companies, including business analyst for a US oil and gas firm, project manager for a US software company, PR Officer and marketing at Columbia Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City.
Therefore, entrepreneur Duong Thu Huong is regarded as the “Rose of Power” of businessmen in the economic field of joint ventures with foreign countries in Vietnam.