SEOUL - The Busan film festival will open with dance drama "Vara: A Blessing," the third film by Buddhist monk Khyentse Norbu, and the first time that the South Korean festival has not opened with…
Fest Traveler: Busan
A bespectacled Iranian official races across unfamiliar terrain to prevent the titular number of Kurdish girls from committing suicide in Nahid Ghobadi and Bijan Zamapira's semi-surrealist road movie…
Business will be booming at Busan -- at least, going by the healthy numbers of companies headed to Asian Film Market, it will.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles1Daily:$7.6M Cumulative:$79.8M Paramount Pictures 13.49%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$6.6M Cumulative:$188.5M Disney 23.68%
Into the Storm
Into the Storm3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$21.1M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.06%
Busan unspools 300-plus films in its goal to illuminate the niche pics of Asian cinema
With Hong Kong thriller "Cold War" as its opening night film, leading and controversial Chinese thesp Tang Wei as host, and top helmer Jia Zhangke as dean of the Asian Film Academy, this year's Busan…
The Asian Project Market aims to encourage collaborations between Asian and non-Asian filmmakers. Projects at this year's APM encompass a wide range of regions from Asia to the Netherlands, to…
An enchanting, lighthearted comedy-drama about a Kazakh youth obsessed with a female space traveler, "Baikonur" aims for the stars and takes auds over the moon.
Busan bids to become regional cinema heavyweight, revamps key elements.
Asian Filmmaker of the Year Tsui Hark preps for career challenges ahead
Interview with the new festival director Lee Yong-kwan