Director Norbert Lechner presents his film "Fortune favors the brave"

© Meike Birck, KEVIN LEE Film GmbH 2015In Hanoi
Film screening and audience discussion | 09.09.2016, 8 pm
Venue | National Cinema Center, 87 Lang Ha, Hanoi

In Ho-Chi-Minh-Stadt
Film screening and audience discussion | 10.09.2016, 8 pm
Venue | CineStar Cinema, 271 Nguyễn Trãi , Dist. 1, Ho Chi Minh City

We are very pleased to announce that we will welcome Norbert Lechner as a special guest of this year’s festival. The director, screenwriter and film producer has a focus on children's and youth films, and so particularly our young guests can look forward to meet him. Norbert Lechner will present his film “Fortune Favors the Brave” in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, together with Vietnamese actors who worked on this film in Germany, and the team will be available to answer questions from the audience afterwards.

In Hanoi, the film screening followed by the audience discussion will take place on Friday, 9 September at 8 PM at the National Cinema Center. In Ho Chi Minh City, viewers can get to know the director on the following Saturday, September 10 at 8 PM in Cine Star.

In „Fortune Favors the Brave“ the child actors with Vietnamese roots, Lynn Dortschack and Linda Phuong Anh Dang, perform alongside the in Vietnam well-known actors Chieu Xuan, Manh Cuong and Dinh Y Nhung.

Norbert Lechner, born in 1961 in Munich, founded the film production company "Kevin Lee" in 1990 while he was still studying German, philosophy and art history and realized his first feature-length movie with the relationship drama "Wounded Faces" (1991). His children's films "Toni Goldwascher" (2007) and "Tom und Hacke" (2012) have won several awards, as well as his latest film "Fortune favors the brave", which comes out in German cinemas in summer 2016.