Documentary film featuring Ho Chi Minh’s road to revolution

People will be able to get insight into late President Ho Chi Minh’s historical journey for national salvation with the documentary film Ngon duoc the ky (The Century Torch), to be aired by Vietnam Television on September 2nd, Vietnam’s National Day.

(VNF) - People will be able to get insight into late President Ho Chi Minh’s historical journey for national salvation with the documentary film Ngon duoc the ky (The Century Torch), to be aired by Vietnam Television on September 2nd, Vietnam’s National Day.

The Century Torch, which will be screened on VTV1 channel, is a 50-minute documentary directed by Nguyen Quoc Khanh and Ta Quynh Tu from the Documentary Film Centre of Vietnam Television. The film focuses on the timeless value of his Duong kach menh (Revolutionary Path) book, which features lectures by Ho Chi Minh in 1925-1927.

Documentary film featuring Ho Chi Minh’s road to revolution

The documentary film The Century Torch follows the footsteps of President Ho Chi Minh when he was a young patriot. (VNA/VNS File Photo)

The film will reveal the past, giving viewers an opportunity to follow in the footstep of Ho Chi Minh when he was a young patriot with a burning desire to find a way to liberate the nation.

The film crew spent months and went abroad to seek documents and images for the film, said Khanh, adding that many scenes were shot in the U.S. and China to create the truthfulness for the documentary.

“Our crew encountered several challenges especially in searching for material. We spent months collecting old documents and images, travelling to foreign countries when necessary," said Khanh.

Through the film, which was made based on available historical documents, recommendations from historical experts and graphic effects, the film-makers want to bring President Ho Chi Minh’s meaningful messages and thoughts to the audiences, especially young generations.

This year also marks the 90th anniversary of the publication of the book./.

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