The 5th Cinema Digital Seoul Film Festival to open with "The Day He Arrives" 2011/07/21, Source, by KOFIC
The 5th Cinema Digital Seoul Film Festival (CinDi) has announced it will open with Hong Sang-soo's "The Day He Arrives", which screened in Cannes Un Certain Regard earlier this year.
The festival will screen 98 films from 32 countries including 15 in the Asian Competition of films from up-and-coming filmmakers. (See below for full line-up)
CinDi traditionally has a six main awards given out by different juries. This year's jury members include Singaporean director Eric KHOO, Korean director Lee Yoon-ki, Thai director Pen-ek RATANARUANG, and Korean actress Ye Ji-won,...More
Kim Ki-young's debut film unveiled 2011/05/27, Source, 1955 'anti-communist' film retrieved from US archive
By Lee Hyo-won
Kim Ki-young's directorial debut "The Boxes of Death" found its way back to the big screen in Seoul, Thursday, after being lost for more than a half-century.
The film was discovered in a U.S. archive two years ago, and its screening marks a historic moment in Korean cinema since most 1950s-'60s debut works by veteran filmmakers have yet to be found,...More
Korean cineastes sweep Asian Film Awards 2011/03/22, Source,
From left, actor Ha Jeong-woo, the winner of Best Actor award, Yoon Yeo-jeong, the winner of Best Supporting Actress award, and director Lee Chang-dong, the winner of Best Director award, pose with their trophies at the Asian Film Awards in Hong Kong, Monday. / AP-Yonhap By Lee Hyo-won
HONG KONG ― South Korean cineastes shone at the Asian Film Awards Monday, winning Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actress and Best Editing.
The fifth edition of the awards, held in conjunction with the Hong Kong International Film Festival, featured a tough competition among some of the most renowned Asian cineastes and the red carpet event beamed brighter than ever with the attendance of top stars. Yet it was marked by many absences in the aftermath of the disastrous earthquakes in Japan, and ovations were respectful rather than enthusiastic,...More
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