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"Welcome to Dongmakgol" picked as official selection for Oscar foreign-language film entries
The Korean Film Council (KOFIC, Chairperson Ahn Jung-sook) has picked "Welcome to Dongmakgol" (directed by Bae Jong) as Korea's final official selection for Oscar foreign-language film entries. KOFIC's screening was aimed to expand opportunities for Korean film's advances into the overseas markets.
Wrestler Movie to Close Tokyo Fest
The joint South Korean-Japanese movie "Rikidozan" will close the 18th Tokyo International Film Festival set to open next month.
The film is about the Korean-born wrestler Rikidozan, who was barred from Japanese sumo because of his ethnicity but became a sensation in the United States in the 1950s,...More
Pusan Fest Grows With Asian Cinema
Progammer Kim Ji-seok Talks About Development of Asian Films
By Kim Tae-jong
When Kim Ji-seok visited such major international film festivals as Venice and Cannes 10 years ago, he found Asian films were merely novelty items, adding a "global" flavor to the festival. But nowaday,...More
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