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Pusan Int'l Film Festival Opens Thursday

2005/10/06 | 150 views | Permalink | Source

The annual Pusan International Film Festival has opened Thursday night in the southern port city of Busan.

The nine-day event kicked off with Taiwanese director Hou Hsiao-Hsien's "Three Times", while Hwang Byeong-kook's "Wedding Campaign" will close the festival on October 14th.

Opening in 1996, this year's festival is expected to see record highs of 300 films from 73 countries at 31 theaters.

A special screening of films from member nations of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation will celebrate this year's APEC summit to open next month in Busan.

One film from each of the 20 APEC members will be screened during the period.

Reported by KBS World Radio

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