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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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  • This scene from "The Bourne Legacy" was filmed at subway stations in the Gangnam area, southern Seoul. (Korea Times file)
    Korea emerges as film location spot

    Hallyu boom, incentives attract foreign filmmakers By Chung Ah-young When Hollywood spy movie “The Bourne Legacy” starring Jeremy Renner was released in 2012, Korean moviegoers quickly recognized subway stations used as locations in the Gangnam area, southern...

    • Posted January 23, 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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    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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