Busan’s Asian Film Academy (AFA) has appointed Korean director Lee Chang-dong as dean of the workshop this year.
The Global Film Initiative has picked up three films that screened at the recent Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) for North American distribution - 111 Girls, Beijing Flickers and Shyamal Uncle Turns Off The Lights.
The 17th Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) wrapped yesterday (Oct 13) with a record of more than 221,000 admissions.
Taiwan’s official submission to the Academy Awards to be released this coming spring in Korea.
Bangladeshi filmmaker Mostofa S. Farooki’s Television received a warm response when it screened as the closing film of the Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) last week.
17th edition of the Busan International Film Festival ran Oct 4-13; Mostofa Farooki’s Television closed the festival.
Launched in 1996, the Pusan International Film Festival (Oct 7-15) quickly became established as an international hub for Asian cinema. As he prepares for his final festival before retirement, founding festival director Kim Dong-ho speaks to Jean Noh about Pusan’s swift growth ? and its future
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