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2008 NEXT plus Summer Film Festival

2008/08/01 | 150 views |  | Permalink | Source

Korea's Art-Plus network of affiliated theaters launches it's 2008 NEXT plus Summer Film Festival, a coordinated effort by the art house and independent exhibitors to bring exciting films from home and abroad to cinema-lovers.

Sponsored by KOFIC and Seoul City, the festival runs July 25 August 7 in Seoul, Incheon and Kyeonggi area, and August 1 14 in other regions across the country. Various genres and retrospectives as well as the most recent films will be on view. A number of Passes and discount tickets will be available during the festival for use at member theaters.

Seoul Art Cinema in Jongno will feature a retrospective of American independent filmmaker Hal Hartley. Classic and contemporary Hong Kong action films will be screened at several theaters including Film Forum and Seoul Art Cinema. Sponge House Joong Ang Cinema will screen films by Japanese director Miki Satoshi as well as Korean independent features and shorts.

In Apkujeong at Cine City, a showcase of modern musical themed films will screen including Wim Wender's Buena Vista Social Club and Todd Haynes' Dylan-homage, I'm Not There. Hyperteque Nada in Daehangro will also screen films dealing with musicians.

INDIE SPACE Joong Ang will screen six cult-status gore films from the B-side including The Toxic Avenger and Poultrygeist, Night of the Chicken Dead. Korean animation features including Wonderful Days and Aachi And Ssipak will be the focus of Lotte Cinema Ilsan's contribution to the festival.

More information on the festival and scheduling is available (in Korean only) at Open the link

Nigel D'Sa (KOFIC)

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