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Students chosen for Asian Film Academy program

Some 24 students from 15 nations have been chosen from 117 applicants to take part in the Asian Film Academy, co-hosted by the Pusan Film Festival, Dongseo U. and the Korean Academy of Film.

Candidates include professors of cinema studies, debut filmmakers with feature-length films and international award-winning cineastes.

For the first time, filmmakers from Nepal and Mongolia applied to the AFA, which will be held from Sept. 27-Oct.13.

Students will produce two shorts that will screen at the 12th Pusan Film Festival, which runs Oct. 4-12.

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