All posts tagged "BIFF"

  • Tang Wei attends the red carpet opening of the Busan International Film Festival Thursday. (Newsis)
    Busan film fest draws stars to red carpet

    The Busan International Film Festival, South Korea’s largest such event, kicked off for its 10-day run Thursday inside Busan Cinema Center. The festival will feature 304 projects from 75 countries. Gala presentations this year include Hirokazu Koreeda’s...

    • Posted October 1, 2015
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    Actress Kim Yun-jin to walk BIFF red carpet for ‘Ode to My Father’

    Actress Kim Yun-jin will walk the red carpet at the 65th Berlin International Film Festival, Yonhap reported. Kim was most recently seen in South Korean theaters as one of the leads of box office hit film “Ode...

    • Posted February 6, 2015
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  • Director Bong Joon-ho (Yonhap)
    Director Bong Joon-ho named to Berlin Festival jury

    South Korean director Bong Joon-ho was appointed as a jury member for the 65th Berlin International Film Festival, organizers announced Tuesday. Bong is the second Korean to be appointed to the jury after actress Lee Young-ae in...

    • Posted January 27, 2015
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    Ken Watanabe to co-host Busan film fest

    Japanese actor Ken Watanabe has agreed to co-host the opening ceremony of this year’s Busan International Film Festival (BIFF), which begins its 10-day run on Oct. 2, organizers said Tuesday. Watanabe, who will be joined by Korean...

    • Posted August 19, 2014
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  • A group of Asian directors, whose works were featured in the “New Currents” section of the Busan International Film Festival, pose for the cameras at the
Centum City in Busan, Monday. / Korea Times photo by Yun Suh-young
    Asian directors portray shifting societies

        By Yun Suh-young BUSAN — The Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) is first and foremost a celebration of Asian film. This has never been more apparent than this year’s event, which features dozens of works...

    • Posted October 8, 2013
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  • Actors Kim Min-jun, So E-hyun, Uhm Tae-woong, and actor-turned director Park Joong-hoon, from left, walk the red carpet during the festival’s opening ceremony, Thursday. / Yonhap
    All glitter and no substance?

      Busan film festival generating buzz for reasons right and wrong By Yun Suh-young The Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) is the most influential movie event in Asia. But it would be hard to tell from the...

    • Posted October 4, 2013
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  • Celebration of Asian cinema
    A Celebration of Asian Cinema

    Busan International Film Festival starts 10-day run today By Yun Suh-young The 18th annual Busan International Film Festival, one of the most influential events in Asian cinema, will kick off its 10-day run in the Korean port...

    • Posted October 2, 2013
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