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Bucheon Int’l Fantastic Film Festival to open

Bucheon Int’l Fantastic Film Festival to open

South Korea’s largest annual genre film festival will open late Thursday in Bucheon, just west of Seoul, featuring 288 movies from 49 countries. The 23rd Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (BiFan) will run from June 27 to July 7 under the motto “Love, Fantasy and Adventure,” with special attention to science fiction flicks. One of […]

20th Jeonju Int’l Film Festival closes with record numbers

20th Jeonju Int’l Film Festival closes with record numbers

South Korea’s largest festival of independent and art films came to a close on Saturday, having set records for attendance and the number of sold-out screenings. The 20th edition of the Jeonju International Film Festival (JIFF) wrapped up its 10-day run in Jeonju, North Jeolla Province, 240 kilometers south of Seoul. Under the slogan “Cinema, […]

20th Jeonju Int. Film Festival to feature 262 films from 52 countries

20th Jeonju Int. Film Festival to feature 262 films from 52 countries

The annual international film festival hosted by the South Korean heritage city of Jeonju will show 262 films from 52 different countries as it rolls out the red carpet early next month, the event’s organizer said Wednesday. The 20th Jeonju International Film Festival (JIFF) will kick off its 10-day run on May 2 with this […]

DMZ film festival in limelight as it coincides with summit

DMZ film festival in limelight as it coincides with summit

This year’s DMZ International Film Festival has been in the limelight due to its rare overlapping with the inter-Korean summit that began on Tuesday.  Opening last Thursday, the film festival has screened 142 documentaries from 39 countries. Some of the films were shot in or feature topics related to North Korea.  The week-long film fest […]

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