Actor Seol Kyeongku and actress Han Hyo-joo, who acted together in the film Cold Eyes (2013), have been selected to host the Opening Ceremony of the 21st Busan International Film Festival.
Busan International Film Festival
NAME OF FESTIVAL: Busan International Film Festival
WHERE: Haeundae-gu, Busan, South Korea
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Laurence Herszberg from the film institute, Forum des Images, has been selected for the Korean Cinema Award at the upcoming 21st Busan International Film Festival (BIFF).
The 21st Busan International Film Festival will hold Korean cinema retrospective for director Lee Doo Yong, a filmmaker who remains unmatched in numerous film genres that include action, social issues, romance, and historical dramas.
The late film-director Abbas Kiarostami, who passed away July 4th at age 76, will be posthumously awarded The Asian Filmmaker of the Year at the 21st Busan International Film Festival (BIFF).
A group representing the Korean Film Community issued a statement on Monday threatening to boycott the upcoming 2016 Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) unless the Busan city guarantees the festival’s independence.
The 20th Busan International Film Festival selected Studio Ghibli as the recipient of the 2015 Asian Filmmaker of the Year Award. The Asian Filmmaker of the Year Award is presented to an Asian filmmaker or a group that has significantly contributed to the development of the Asian film industry and Asian culture. Studio Ghibli, celebrating its 30th anniversary, was founded in 1985 by animated film directors Takahata Isao and Miyazaki Hayao who are well known […]
Korean actor Song Kangho and Afghanistan actress Marina Golbahari to Host Opening Ceremonies for 20th Busan International Film Festival
Korean actor Song Kangho and Afghanistan actress Marina Golbahari will host the Opening Ceremony of the 20th Busan International Film Festival at the Busan Cinema Center on October 1, 2015. Song Kangho will be hosting the opening ceremony at Busan International Film Festival for the second time since 2001. Song has captivated audiences with performances in films of various genres including Joint Security Area(2000), The Host (2006), Secret Sunshine (2007) and The Good, the Bad, the […]