The Korean Screen QuotaAction Alliance has announced it is holding a campaign at the 63rd Venice FilmFestival, which started yesterday, to protest against the screen quotareduction.
Director Ryoo Seung-wan,whose The City Of Violence isscreening out-of-competition at the festival, will spearhead the campaign witha solo protest on Sep 1, with other protests to follow until the 4th.
Ryoo and his co-star in The City Of Violence, martial artsexpert Jung Doo-hong, will be joined by film critic Yang Yoon-mo and others ina press conference on Sep 2, followed by a mass demonstration.
The Korean Screen QuotaAction Alliance, an association of film artists and professionals in favour ofcultural diversity in moving images, previously held a series of protests andevents at the Cannes Film Festival in May, which successfully led to the
At the beginning of theyear, the Korean government gave in to