BIFF: What’s On the Week Ahead

The Busan International Film Festival kicks into full gear with a week’s worth of events after a very busy weekend around Nampodong and the Busan Cinema Center, as well as the Asian Market and Content Market at BEXCO.

Here’s a look at the events going on this week before the 24th BIFF comes to a conclusion on Saturday.

What’s on the week ahead at BIFF


Hand Printing Ceremony

Hand-Printing
[Trinh T. Minh-ha]
Trinh T. Minh-ha
(Director,
United States)
Oct 9 (Wed) 12:40 Minseok Theater, Centum Campus, Dongseo University (B1F)

 

Open Talk

Open Talk
[Another Child]
Kim Yoon-suk
(Director, Korea)
Yeom Junga
(Actress, Korea)
Kim So-jin
(Actress, Korea)
Kim Hye-jun
(Actress, Korea)
Park Se-jin
(Actress, Korea)
Oct 10 (Thu) 18:00 GENESIS Stage,
Busan Cinema Center

 

Outdoor Greeting

Outdoor Greeting
[Actors of New Currents and Vision]
Oct 8 (Tue)
18:00
GENESIS Stage,
Busan Cinema Center
Outdoor Greeting [Secrets of the Wind] Oct 9 (Wed) 12:00 Outdoor Stage,
Busan Cinema Center
Outdoor Greeting [The King] Oct 9 (Wed) 13:00 Outdoor Stage,
Busan Cinema Center
Outdoor Greeting [Tune in for Love] Oct 9 (Wed) 15:30 Outdoor Stage,
Busan Cinema Center

 

Short Film, Long Chat

Event Directors & Works Date Venue
Korean Short Film Competition 2 How are you, Joo-hee by Director Choi Min-goo
Starex by Director Roh Dohyeon
My Little Television by Director Li Hongmei
The Dog Days by Director Lee Haeun
Oct 8 (Tue) 15:00 GENESIS Stage,
Busan Cinema Center
Korean Short Film Competition 1 Joan by Director Kim Jisan and Yoo Jungsoo
Snail Man by Director Park Jae-beom
While you play by Director Kim Kyungrae
Nose by Director Yoon Hanna
Oct 8 (Tue) 16:00
Korean Short Film Competition 3 Hello by Director Jin Seong-moon
AKA 5JO by Director Lee Kyeong-won
Fruits by Director Yang Jae-joon
Oct 8 (Tue) 17:00

 

Special Talk

Special Talk
<The March of Fools>
Kim Hong-Joon
(Director, Korea)
Oct 8 (Tue)
18:30
LOTTE CINEMA
Daeyoung 3
Special Talk
<Mukshin>
Hong Soin
(Film Scholar, Korea)
Oct 8 (Tue)
20:40
LOTTE CINEMA
Centum City 8
Special Talk
<The Day a Pig Fell into the Well>
Jean-Michel Frodon
(Critic, France)
Oct 8 (Tue)
21:25
LOTTE CINEMA
Centum City 10
Special Talk
<The Housemaid>
Jung Ji-woo
(Director, Korea)
Oct 9 (Wed)
17:50
LOTTE CINEMA
Centum City 3
Special Talk
<Earth>
Hong Soin
(Film Scholar, Korea)
Oct 9 (Wed)
20:50
LOTTE CINEMA
Centum City 8
Special Talk
<Forgetting Vietnam>
Trinh T. Minh-ha
(Director, United States)
Oct 10 (Thu)
18:35
LOTTE CINEMA
Centum City 4
Special Talk
<An Aimless Bullet>
Jeong Jae-Eun Oct 10 (Thu)
21:20
Busan Cinema Center Cinema II
Special Talk
<Surname Viet Given Name Nam>
Trinh T. Minh-ha
(Director,
United States)
Oct 11 (Fri)
12:20
Busan Cinema Center
Cinema II
Special Talk
<A Day off>
Baek Kyul
(Screenwriter, Korea)
Oct 11 (Fri)
17:15
LOTTE CINEMA
Centum City 10
The 24th Busan International Film Festival will be held from Thursday, Oct 3 to Saturday, Oct 12.
Jeff Liebsch
Jeff Liebsch has contributed to Yahoo Sports, Eurobasket, Tribal Football and Yonhap News. He can be followed on Twitter at @chevybusan.

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