The late Abbas Kiarostami was this week announced as Asian Filmmaker of the Year by the Busan International Film Festival. The recently departed Iranian director will be represented at the festival's…
Busan International Film Festival
In a partial reversal of a previously indicated position, Korean industry groups Monday were deadlocked over a decision whether to continue or end their boycott of the Busan International Film…
UPDATED: Korean film makers Tuesday indicated that they will call off their boycott of the Busan International Film Festival. The apparent decision means that the 21st edition festival will go ahead…
Kim Dong-ho, co-founder and newly appointed chairman of the troubled Busan International Film Festival, urged the Korean film industry to end its proposed boycott of the upcoming event. Kim made the…
Kim Dong-ho, one of the most reputable names in Korean cinema, has been appointed chairman of the strife-torn Busan International Film Festival. According to the festival, Kim's role will be to…
Chances of festival going ahead normally drop to 50%, activists warn of empty red carpet.
Freedom of expression erupted as a big issue in the Korean film industry in 2015. The dialogue was triggered by the Busan Intl. Film Festival's selection of ferry-sinking documentary "The Truth Shall…
City gov't accuses Busan festival head Lee Yong-kwan of paying illicit sponsorship fees. Festival accuses city of malicious prosecution.
Busan's Kim Jiseok has launched a petition for the release of Oleg Sentsov, the imprisoned Ukrainian filmmaker.
"Jalal's Story," by first-time director Abu Shahed Emon, is the Bangladesh contender in the Oscars foreign language category.
Venerable Japanese cartoon company Studio Ghibli has been named as Asian Film Maker of the Year by the Busan International Film Festival.