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Busan Festival Announces Vision Awards

The Busan International Film Festival on Friday unveiled the awards presented by parallel organizations, which it calls the ‘Vision Awards’.

U.S. documentarian, Joshua Oppenheimer said that he dedicated his award “to everyone in the world pursuing freedom and justice, and also to the Indonesian people of the tragedy,” featured in his “The Look of Silence.”

Main festival prizes, including those for the New Currents competition section, will be announced at the closing ceremony tomorrow evening (Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014).

Busan International Film Festival ‘Vision Awards’

Daemyung Culture Wave Award
“The Liar,” dir. Kim Dong-myung
 
FIPRESCI Award
“What’s the Time in Your World?,”  dir. Safi Yazdanian
 
NETPAC (Network for the Promotion of Asian Cinema) Award
“Socialphobia,” dir. Hong Seok-jae
 
Citizen Critics’ Award
“Set Me Free,”  dir. Kim Tae-yong
 
Busan Cinephile Award
“The Look of Silence,” dir. Joshua Oppenheimer 

CGV Movie Collage Award
“A Matter of Interpretation,”  dir. Lee Kwang-kuk
 
DGK (Directors Guild of Korea) Award (shared)
“A Midsummer’s Fantasia,” dir. Jang Kunjae
“Socialphobia,” dir. Hong Seok-ja

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