Running Nov. 26 through to Dec 18 under the catchphrase "Beautiful Co-existence", CJ-CGV holds the first Multicultural Film Festival, an event organized to acknowledge the more than 1 million foreigners living in Korea and to promote a better understanding of different cultures.
Opening Thursday, the festival will screen its 14-film program successively at CGV multiplexes in Daehangno in Seoul, Ansan in Gyeonggi Province, Guro in Seoul, and in Incheon. 14 films from countries including Vietnam, Turkey, Russia, India, Thailand, and Mongolia.
The opening night film will be Rain Dogs, a 2006 film from Malaysian director HO Yuhang. The goodwill ambassador of the festival is Mahbub Alam Pollob
, an actor from Bangladesh who starred in director Sin Dong-il
's third feature "Bandhobi
", and Moon Seung-wook
's feature mockumentary "Fly, Incheon".
Tickets are W6,000 with all foreigners receiving an additional discount of W2,000 at the door. A complete list of films and a screening schedule can be found at Open the link
Nigel D'Sa (KOFIC)