Bar bash goes Wide

'Palace' people party hard at Pusan bash

Fests’ alternative and documentary filmmakers filled the three-floor Bikini Beach Bar Sunday night for Pusan’s Wide Angle sidebar party.

“Summer Palace” helmer Lou Ye and docu director In-Soo Radstake (well received in PIFF for “Made in Korea”) were among the massive crowd of independent filmmakers mingling and networking at the bar in Gwangwali.

Fest director Kim Dong-ho appeared midevening greeting guests and posing for photos. The event heated up later in the evening as the partygoers grooved to the beats of 1980s classics on the bar’s ground floor.