35% of Korean films lost to history 2008/10/17, Source, Of the 5901 Korean films produced since the 1910s, a total of 2039 films are no longer in possession, according to a report by the Korean Film Archive.
The figures were cited by majority lawmaker Lee Jeong-hyun in a call for more funding to support efforts to locate lost Korean films. Currently,,...More
4th Asian Film Academy announces faculty 2008/09/11, Source, The Asian Film Academy (AFA), held annually during the Pusan International Film Festival, has selected Taiwanese auteur HOU Hsiao-hsien (City of Sadness, Three Times) to serve as its fourth principal.
This marks the second time that HOU will hold the position, after being selected for the inaugur,...More
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