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Int’l Movie Stars, Renowned Directors to Enhance Busan Film Festival

Int’l Movie Stars, Renowned Directors to Enhance Busan Film Festival

SEOUL, Sept. 19 (Korea Bizwire) – A number of world-class movie directors and actors will make appearances at Asia’s largest film festival to be held in South Korea’s largest port city in October, the event’s organizing committee said Monday.  This year’s Busan International Film Festival (BIFF), set to run from Oct. 6 to 15 in [...]

Love, Fantasy and Adventure at Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival

Love, Fantasy and Adventure at Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival

BUCHEON, July 22 (Korea Bizwire) – The 20th Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (BIFAN) kicked off on Thursday, with some of Korea’s top actors and actresses making appearances.  Inaugurated in 1997, BIFAN focuses mainly on fantasy, horror, thriller and mystery films from South Korea and overseas. This year’s festival was themed ‘Love, Fantasy, and Adventure’, [...]

S. Korean Film ‘The Tunnel’ Invited to Locarno Film Festival

S. Korean Film ‘The Tunnel’ Invited to Locarno Film Festival

SEOUL, July 14 (Korea Bizwire) – The South Korean film “The Tunnel” will get a screening at a non-competition section of this year’s Locarno International Film Festival, according to the festival’s official website on Thursday.  The survival-drama movie, starring actors Ha Jung-woo and Oh Dal-su and actress Bae Doona, will be screened outdoors in the [...]

S. Korean Movie ‘Chalet’ Wins Best Foreign Feature in Arizona Film Festival

S. Korean Movie ‘Chalet’ Wins Best Foreign Feature in Arizona Film Festival

SEOUL, May 4 (Korea Bizwire) — The South Korean movie “Chalet” has won Best Foreign Feature at the Arizona International Film Festival, according to event organizers on Wednesday. Directed by Park So-jin, “Chalet” depicts Koreans’ dream for national unification through inter-Korean understanding and communication. It was invited to the 25th Arizona International Film Festival held [...]