Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Paju Prepares for Annual Documentary Film Festival

An international documentary film festival will begin its seven-day run in the demilitarized zone on Friday. In its fourth year, "DMZ Docs" is being co-hosted by Gyeonggi Province and Paju city.

The opening ceremony will be held in Dorasan Station in the civilian control zone. It will be attended by Governor Kim Moon-su, also head of the organizing committee, actor Cho Jae-hyun, executive committee chair, and the boy band 2AM, who are serving as promotional ambassadors.

Other attendees include director Kim Ki-duk, who won the Golden Lion award for best picture at this year's Venice International Film Festival with his latest film "Pieta," and starring actors Cho Min-soo and Lee Jung-jin. The director has visited the festival every year since it was inaugurated.

The opening British film "Ping Pong" portrays a global table tennis competition for the elderly.

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