Seven South Korean features and one short film will be presented at this year's 10th anniversary edition of the Shanghai International Film Festival. China's top film event opens June 16th for a nine-day run.
Of the seven features, two have been selected in competition sections. Director Lee Joon-ik's "Radio Star" (2006) is nominated for the Jin Jue Award, while Kwon Hyeong-jin's debut feature "For Horowitz" ("My Piano") is nominated for the Asia New Talent Award.
The short film selected is Soeyoun by Kim Jin-man, an environmentally-themed work using animation techniques. Korean star Lee Joon-ki ("The King and the Clown") will be present at the opening ceremony for the festival and has been named recipient of the Overseas Star Award.
KOFIC will participate in the Shanghai International Film Festival Filmmart and promote Korean films. For further inquiry, contact Ms. Jiyin PARK, Manager of Asia ([email protected], 17th ~ 19th, June )
Cinematic Outlook Brightens for 2nd Half 2007/06/12 (Source) It's been a lackluster first half so far for Korean cinema.
But with the scheduled release of some anticipated works, film critics say they detect a positive shift for the rest of the year.
Son Heekyung has this preview of what to expect from Korean filmmakers in the months ahead.
Just how the Ko,...More
New York film festival showcases Korean shorts 2007/06/12 (Source) Award-winning short films of various genres from Korea's Mise-en-scene's Genre Film Festival (MGFF) will be invited to the 6th annual New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF) from June 22 to July 8 in New York City.
Launched by the Subway Cinema in 2002, the New York Asian Film Festival is a widely a,...More
Subscribe to HanCinema Pure to remove ads from the website (not for episode and movie videos) for US$2.99 per month (you can cancel anytime).
The first step is to be a member, please click here : Sign up, then a subscribe button will show up.