All posts tagged "Film Festival"

  • Koh Ah-sung in Director Hong Won-chan's "Office," 2015
    Interview: Koh Ah-sung is no longer a child in NYKFF opener ‘Office’

    By Tae Hong Koh Ah-sung, 23, was a child actor when she shot to fame a little less than a decade ago as the kidnapped-by-a-sea-monster schoolgirl daughter of a tenacious family in the South Korean box office...

    • Posted November 5, 2015
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  • Filmmakers, actors and actresses attend the opening ceremony of Busan International Film Festival in Busan on Thursday.
    Asian cinema masterpieces, ferry tragedy at Korean film fest

    BUSAN, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s second-largest city is in a festive mood as the Busan Film Festival passes the midpoint. The latter half of Asia’s largest film festival will be spiced up with French celebrities...

    • Posted October 6, 2015
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    Oscars committed to culturally diversifying its membership: chief

    BUSAN (Yonhap) — The organization that gives out Academy Awards has “really begun” diversifying its membership, an issue it has faced for decades, its chief said Wednesday. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has frequently...

    • Posted October 6, 2015
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  • This file photo shows a scene from "Factory Complex," a documentary film by Im Heung-soon, which received the prestigious Silver Lion award in the 56th International Art Exhibition, one of the main shows of the Venice Biennale, in May. (Yonhap)
    7 Korean films invited to Montreal fest

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Seven Korean films, including the Venice Biennale-acclaimed documentary, “Factory Complex,” have secured invitations to out-of-competition categories of this year’s Montreal World Film Festival, a local film council said Thursday. According to the Korean Film...

    • Posted August 20, 2015
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    S. Korea’s largest genre film fest kicks off in Bucheon

    BUCHEON, South Korea, July 16 (Yonhap) — South Korea’s largest genre film fest raised its curtain for an 11-day run on Thursday with Lee Min-ho and other celebrities walking the red carpet at the opening ceremony. Korean...

    • Posted July 16, 2015
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  • Still shot from "My Love, Don't Cross That River" (YouTube)
    2015 NY Asian Film Fest kicks off June 26

    The 14th New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF) is kicking off a two-week stint on Friday featuring over 50 films from Asian filmmakers around the globe. The list includes over 10 Korean films including well known titles...

    • Posted June 26, 2015
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    [WSJ] Shanghai Film Fest, Fearing MERS, Tells Koreans: Please Don’t Come

      Shanghai is holding its 18th annual international film festival beginning on Saturday and has invited movie luminaries from around the world to attend. But for those coming from South Korea, organizers have suggested...

    • Posted June 11, 2015
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