14th Jeonju International Film Festival Interim Report 2013/04/30,
- Increased seat occupancy of weekends and sold-out rate (comparing to the last year)
- Reached high scores of seat occupancy, especially in 'COMPETITION', 'FOCUS ON' and 'STRANGER THAN CINEMA'.
- Rapturous reaction on 'JIFF TALK' and 'JIFF CLASS'.
- Successful outdoor performances and stage greetings in a rainy day!,...More
Women take center stage at the 14th annual Jeonju film festival 2013/03/28, Source,
Organizers and filmmakers spoke of their involvement in this year's Jeonju International Film Festival at a press conference on Tuesday. Provided by the Jeonju International Film Festival
It seems that girl power will be in full swing at this year's Jeonju International Film Festival, to start on April 25. Laurent Cantet's "Foxfire", based on the lives of female gang members, will get the party started, organizers announced at a press conference in central Seoul on Tuesday. And "Wadja", a touching tale about a girl learning to ride a bike in Saudi Arabia by the nation's first female director Haifaa Al Mansour, won the coveted closing spot. The two films will no doubt appeal to international audience members - an important focus of this year's festivities as interest from abroad has waned despite the record number of movies being shown,...More
With 'Barbie', director seeks a wider audience 2012/10/25, Source, "Barbie" is about a young girl being pursued by an American who wants to adopt her to harvest her organs. Provided by Mirovision
A quick look at director Lee Sang-woo-IV's previous films will turn up titles like "Mother Is a Whore"(2011) and "Father Is a Dog"(2010), so it should be no mystery why Lee is considered one of Korea's most controversial moviemakers. In "Mother Is a Whore", an HIV-positive 38-year-old man living in a shack pimps out his 60-year-old mother; in "Father Is a Dog", a man treats his sons like, well, dogs,...More
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