[16th BIFF] Big 3 actors: a drink, a kiss of the hand, a picture 2011/10/09, Source,
How did they enjoy Busan?
All the in-demand actors and actresses were at the 16th Busan International Film Festival. They all want to enjoy a romantic film festival night at Busan and we took a look at the big 3 actors.
This is his third BIFF in a row. His attendance was due to his movie "My Way". At the opening ceremony, Jang Dong-gun stepped on the red carpet with fellow actor Joe Odagiri from Japan. There were many stars who appeared alone or in male-female pairs, but these two appeared as male-male,...More
"63 Years On" - "Comfort Women" Tell Their Story in Documentary Film 2011/02/15, Source,
"We Must Record These Things That Were Forced on Us", Says Late Kim Hak-Soon, Ex-Comfort Woman
"63 Years On", documentary film about "comfort women"
What: FREE Documentary screening of "63 Years On", the story of "Comfort women" – the film is in multiple languages with English subtitles. There will be a speaker and group discussion after the film.
Date: Saturday, March 26th, 2011 Time: 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Film duration: 63 min,...More
Festival of beginnings ending well 2010/05/06, Amid the fresh green of a long-awaited spring in the small city of Jeonju, North Jeolla, moviegoers old but mostly young were standing in line Sunday as early as 8:30 a.m., waiting for ticketing to be,...More
Reporters and film buffs crowded into a room at the Sejong Hotel, downtown Seoul, in the heartland of the city's very own independent cineworld in Chungmuro, on March 31, 2010. Press gathered eagerl,...More
This Sunday, there will be a screening of "63 Years On", a documentary about the story of comfort women.
Some 200,000 women are thought to have been forced into sexual slavery by the Japanese military during World War II, although there is still much debate o,...More
Jeonju festival announces lineup 2010/04/02, Source, The 11th edition of the Jeonju International Film Festival (JIFF), the nation's second-largest film fest, is to run April 29 – May 7, opening with Should've Kissed, the feature debut by PARK Jin-oh. A total of 209 films from 49 countries will screen, of which 131 are features.
Aussie Singer Documents 'Pansori' 2009/09/02, Source, "Intangible Asset No. 82" documents an Australian jazz musician's journey to fathom the depths of "gugak" (Korean traditional music). / Courtesy of JIMFF
The documentary "63 Years On" will be shown at a free screening at Jogyesa Temple theatre on May 17, 2009. This is an opportunity for both the Korean and international communities to further engage with the "comfort women" issue and to support the,...More
The 13th Pusan (Busan) International Film Festival (PIFF) ― South Korea's most reputable and Asia's largest cinema event ― will take place in the southern port city Oct. 2-10. "The Gift to Stalin" from Kazakhstan opens the festival while,...More
Korean Films Premiering at 9th JIFF 2008/04/16, Source, Ten Korean features will have their World Premiere at the Jeonju International Film Festival (JIFF) this spring. Now in it's 9th edition the festival will run May 1st – 9th in the attractive and historical city of Jeonju, in North Jeolla province.
Korean highlights include documentary director,...More
Minister Yu In-chon Promises More Space for Artists 2008/03/28, Source, At Daehak-Ro's Arko Arts Theater yesterday, the Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Yu In-chon, announced that there will be increased support for "pure artistry" by allocating more space for artists to exhibit their work.
Minister Yu had been invited to give the congratulatory speech for th,...More
It has been almost four years since an uneducated grown-up gangster went to high school in the 2001 hit comedy "My Boss, My Hero". Now the hero is back at high school again, this time as a student,...More
Korean Film Fest Hit Lyons France 2005/06/13, Source, SEOUL (Yonhap) - South Korean film students in France will stage the second Korean film festival in the southeastern French tourist city of Lyons from this weekend, the students said Monday.
The Lyons Korean Film Festival will be held June 18-24 and hosted by the Lyons Korean Film Society, a grou,...More
The Department of Visual and Environmental Studies of the top U.S. university began the "Korean Cinema" course in the spring semester this y,...More
"Repatriation" Wins at Fribourg Fest 2005/03/14, Source, Local documentary "Repatriation" has won an award at the 19th Fribourg International Film Festival in Switzerland, which was held from March 6-13. The same honor was also given to another documentary "Darwin's Nightmare".
Up close and personal with directors 2004/11/06, Source, At the world's most prestigious film festival in Cannes, only the media has access to ask questions to such brilliant directors as Quinton Tarantino and Michael Moore.
But at Seoul's new and perhaps smallest film event which debuted this week, the audience had the opportunity to pick the brain of,...More
Two English-subtitled film festivals for expats in Korea 2004/11/01, Source, Korean movies are riding a wave of popularity, with noticible artistic and commercial appeal brought on by a new generation of stylish directors grabbing prizes in major international film festivals. For foreign residents in Korea, two events provide a chance to enjoy some quality offerings - with E,...More
266 Films from 63 Nations Await Fans at PIFF 2004/09/14, Source, The invited films, guest people and official program of the Pusan (also spelled Busan) International Film Festival were revealed to the public Monday. The festival is known as the most dynamic film festival in Asia.
This year's PIFF will be the largest festival ever and 266 films from 63 different,...More
Wide spectrum of Korean films invited to Vancouver 2004/08/30, Source, The 23rd edition of the Vancouver International Film Festival in Canada will feature a wide selection of Korean films in their "Dragons & Tigers: The Cinemas of East Asia" program, including two features in competition.
The two films that will compete for the Dragons & Tigers Award are Fade Into,...More
Human Rights Commission to Produce Second Omnibus Film 2004/08/25, Source, Following the critical success of the 2003 film 'If You Were Me', Korea's Human Rights Commission has confirmed the production of a second omnibus film on the topic of discrimination, to be shot by five established Korean directors.
The directors will be Ryu Seung-wan (Arahan),,...More
'Repatriation' screened with English subtitles 2004/04/07, Source, An English-subtitled version of "Repatriation", a Korean documentary about former North Korean spies and soldiers in the South, is being screened at Hypertheque Nada in Daehangno, Seoul, at 11 a.m. on weekends and holidays.
"Repatriation" ( "Songhwan" in Korean) documents the lives of North Kore,...More
Four Korean films invited to Sundance 2003/12/16, Source, Two feature films, a short film and a documentary from Korea have been selected to screen in the 2004 Sundance Film Festival, which is scheduled to run from January 15 to 25 in Park City, Utah.
The feature films in the World Cinema section include IM Sang-soo's Venice contender,...More
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