Monday, September 17, 2012

Korea’s 17th Busan International Film Festival




Korea’s 17th Busan International Film Festival will present over 304 movies from 75 countries this October...................

12 Indian movies will be screened at the fest in various sections....

Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) i

s held annually in Haeundae and Nampo-dong, Busan, South Korea and is one of the most significant film festivals in Asia. The festival presents over 304 movies from 75 countries and will be held from 4th October till 13th October 2012.Beginning in 1996 as the first international film festival in Korea, it is now a major global event.
The focus of the BIFF is introducing new films and first-time directors, especially those from Asian countries. Another notable feature is the appeal of the festival to young people, both in terms of the large youthful audience it attracts and through its efforts to develop and promote young talent.

The main program themes include: A Window on Asian Cinema, New Currents, Korean Cinema Today, Korean Cinema Retrospective, World Cinema, Flash Forward, Wide Angle, Open Cinema, Special Programs in Focus and Midnight Passion.
Korea’s 17th Busan International Film Festival will present over 304 movies from 75 countries this October...................

12 Indian movies will be screened at the fest in various sections....

Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) i
s held annually in Haeundae and Nampo-dong, Busan, South Korea and is one of the most significant film festivals in Asia. The festival presents over 304 movies from 75 countries and will be held from 4th October till 13th October 2012.Beginning in 1996 as the first international film festival in Korea, it is now a major global event.
The focus of the BIFF is introducing new films and first-time directors, especially those from Asian countries. Another notable feature is the appeal of the festival to young people, both in terms of the large youthful audience it attracts and through its efforts to develop and promote young talent.

The main program themes include: A Window on Asian Cinema, New Currents, Korean Cinema Today, Korean Cinema Retrospective, World Cinema, Flash Forward, Wide Angle, Open Cinema, Special Programs in Focus and Midnight Passion. 
 
Photo: Korea’s 17th Busan International Film Festival will present over 304 movies from 75 countries this October...................

12 Indian movies will be screened at the fest in various sections....

Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) is held annually in Haeundae and Nampo-dong, Busan, South Korea and is one of the most significant film festivals in Asia. The festival presents over 304 movies from 75 countries and will be held from 4th October till 13th October 2012.Beginning in 1996 as the first international film festival in Korea, it is now a major global event. 
The focus of the BIFF is introducing new films and first-time directors, especially those from Asian countries. Another notable feature is the appeal of the festival to young people, both in terms of the large youthful audience it attracts and through its efforts to develop and promote young talent.

The main program themes include: A Window on Asian Cinema, New Currents, Korean Cinema Today, Korean Cinema Retrospective, World Cinema, Flash Forward, Wide Angle, Open Cinema, Special Programs in Focus and Midnight Passion. 

This year 12 Indian films will be showcased at the fest scattered across various sections.

In the ‘A Window on Asian Cinema’ section, there are four Indian movies: 
Born to Hate…Destined to Love (Ishaqzaade) by Habib Faisal,
I.D by Kamal K.M, 
Shyamal Uncle Turns off the Lights by Suman Ghosh and 
Valley of Saints (India/United States) by Musa Syeed. 
In the New Currents section: Filmistaan by Nitin Kakkar 

In the Wide Angle section : 
In God’s Land by Pankaj Rishi Kumar, 
The Artist by Siddartha Jatla, 
Arjun by Arnap Chaudhuri, 
Char… the No-Man’s Island by Sourav Sarangi 

In the Open Cinema section: 
Barfi! by Anurag Basu 
In the Midnight Passion section: Gangs of Wasseypur Part 1 by Anurag Kashyap and 
Gangs of Wasseypur  Part 2 by Anurag Kashyap

Tickets for opening and closing films can only be purchased online. 20% of seats for regular films (including films screened in theaters or outdoor venues) will be available for sale at on-site ticket booths.

For more details visit: http://www.biff.kr/structure/eng/default.asp

This year 12 Indian films will be showcased at the fest scattered across various sections.

In the ‘A Window on Asian Cinema’ section, there are four Indian movies:
Born to Hate…Destined to Love (Ishaqzaade) by Habib Faisal,
I.D by Kamal K.M,
Shyamal Uncle Turns off the Lights by Suman Ghosh and
Valley of Saints (India/United States) by Musa Syeed.
In the New Currents section: Filmistaan by Nitin Kakkar

In the Wide Angle section :
In God’s Land by Pankaj Rishi Kumar,
The Artist by Siddartha Jatla,
Arjun by Arnap Chaudhuri,
Char… the No-Man’s Island by Sourav Sarangi

In the Open Cinema section:
Barfi! by Anurag Basu
In the Midnight Passion section: Gangs of Wasseypur Part 1 by Anurag Kashyap and
Gangs of Wasseypur Part 2 by Anurag Kashyap

Tickets for opening and closing films can only be purchased online. 20% of seats for regular films (including films screened in theaters or outdoor venues) will be available for sale at on-site ticket booths.

For more details visit: http://www.biff.kr/structure/eng/default.asp

This year 12 Indian films will be showcased at the fest scattered across various sections.

In the ‘A Window on Asian Cinema’ section, there are four Indian movies:
Born to Hate…Destined to Love (Ishaqzaade) by Habib Faisal,
I.D by Kamal K.M,
Shyamal Uncle Turns off the Lights by Suman Ghosh and
Valley of Saints (India/United States) by Musa Syeed.
In the New Currents section: Filmistaan by Nitin Kakkar

In the Wide Angle section :
In God’s Land by Pankaj Rishi Kumar,
The Artist by Siddartha Jatla,
Arjun by Arnap Chaudhuri,
Char… the No-Man’s Island by Sourav Sarangi

In the Open Cinema section:
Barfi! by Anurag Basu
In the Midnight Passion section: Gangs of Wasseypur Part 1 by Anurag Kashyap and
Gangs of Wasseypur Part 2 by Anurag Kashyap

Tickets for opening and closing films can only be purchased online. 20% of seats for regular films (including films screened in theaters or outdoor venues) will be available for sale at on-site ticket booths.

For more details visit: http://www.biff.kr/structure/eng/default.asp
 
 

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