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Busan: Helmer Farooki Sets December Shoot for 'Saturday ... - Variety - Variety

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Busan: Helmer Farooki Sets December Shoot for 'Saturday ... - Variety
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Eminent Bangladeshi filmmaker Mostofa Sarwar Farooki will commence production on Bengali- and English- language film “Saturday Afternoon” in December.

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Busan: Kross Pictures Finds Fertile Ground in India-Korea Remakes ... - Variety

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Busan: Kross Pictures Finds Fertile Ground in India-Korea Remakes ...
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Korea's Kross Pictures is busily turning Korean films and intellectual property into a viable business in India.

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'Glass Garden' Director Shin Su-won Backs Busan, Talks Blacklist - Variety

Mon, 2017-10-16 18:49

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'Glass Garden' Director Shin Su-won Backs Busan, Talks Blacklist
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Shin Su-won, the Korean director of Busan's opening film “Glass Garden,” showed support for the Busan Intl. Film Festival, criticizing the political issues that have bedeviled the event. Shin is a member of Directors' Guild of Korea, which has not ...
Busan film festival keeps up with the timesThe Straits Times
Platform Busan hopes to provide community for Asian indie filmmakersThe Korea Herald
Strong Philippine delegation in BusanBusiness Mirror
AsiaOne -Yonhap News -BellaNaija
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Busan Film Review: 'Love Education' – Variety - Variety

Mon, 2017-10-16 18:00

Busan Film Review: 'Love Education' – Variety
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A sensitive generational drama reflecting on China's legacy of polygamy, with poignant historical resonance.

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Busan Film Review: 'Promise at Dawn' – Variety - Variety

Mon, 2017-10-16 16:31

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An old-fashioned, triple-decker jambon-et-fromage sandwich of a movie, thickly piled with ripe incident and grand overacting.
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Busan: Hirokazu Kore-eda Boards 'Ten Years Japan' Spinoff – Variety - Variety

Mon, 2017-10-16 14:39

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Busan: Hirokazu Kore-eda Boards 'Ten Years Japan' Spinoff – Variety
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Iconic Japanese auteur Hirokazu Kore-eda has come on board as executive producer of “Ten Years Japan,” a spinoff of 2015's Hong Kong indie hit “Ten Years.”.
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Busan: Art-House Star Hirokazu​ ​Kore-eda​ ​Boards​ ​'Ten​ ​Years​ ​Japan' as​ ​Executive​ ​Producer - Hollywood Reporter

Mon, 2017-10-16 14:31

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Busan: Art-House Star Hirokazu​ ​Kore-eda​ ​Boards​ ​'Ten​ ​Years​ ​Japan' as​ ​Executive​ ​Producer
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The Cannes regular has hand-picked the five young filmmakers who will co-direct the Japanese version of the hit Hong Kong dystopia anthology. The Japan adaptation of Hong Kong's groundbreaking film anthology, Ten Years, now has some local art-house ...
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Hirokazu Kore-eda joins 'Ten Years' international spin-offYonhap News

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Busan Film Review: 'A Letter to the President' – Variety - Variety

Mon, 2017-10-16 11:22

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Roya Sadat's furious rallying cry against a corrupt patriarchy will resonate with audiences across the globe.

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Busan: Helmer Hazarika Looks to Complete Funding for 'Voracious' - Variety

Mon, 2017-10-16 07:52

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Busan: Helmer Hazarika Looks to Complete Funding for 'Voracious'
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Writer/director Bhaskar Hazarika's “Voracious” (“Aamis”) arrives at Busan's Asian Project market having already secured $110,000 of its $200,000 budget from private equity. Set in the city of Guwahati in Northeastern India, the Assamese-language film ...

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Platform Busan Aims to Create Pan-Asian Pic Community - Variety

Mon, 2017-10-16 07:43

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Platform Busan Aims to Create Pan-Asian Pic Community
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Without the late Kim Ji-seok, former deputy director and executive programmer of the Busan Film Intl. Film Festival who passed away in May at the Cannes Film Festival, this year's BIFF was always going to be different. As the festival styles itself as ...
Platform Busan hopes to provide community for Asian indie filmmakersThe Korea Herald
Upbeat but tainted by scandal: Roundup of Busan Film Fest weekendAsiaOne
Strong Philippine delegation in BusanBusiness Mirror
BellaNaija -KBS WORLD Radio News -Korea Times
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Busan: Kadokawa to Distribute 'Butterfly Sleep' in Japan ... - Variety - Variety

Mon, 2017-10-16 07:15

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Busan: Kadokawa to Distribute 'Butterfly Sleep' in Japan ... - Variety
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Kadokawa Corp. picks up Japanese rights to “Butterfly Sleep,” the Korean melodrama that appears in Busan.

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Busan: Ray Yeung Opens Closet With New Film at Asian Project Market - Variety

Mon, 2017-10-16 05:05

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Busan: Ray Yeung Opens Closet With New Film at Asian Project Market
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The interviews crystallized into the screenplay for “Suk Suk,” one of the projects vying for coin at the Busan Asian Project Market. The film will follow two men in their twilight years who must choose between their love for each other and the families ...
Busan film festival keeps up with the timesThe Straits Times
Upbeat but tainted by scandal: Roundup of Busan Film Fest weekendAsiaOne
Strong Philippine delegation in BusanBusiness Mirror
BellaNaija -The Korea Herald -Newsline
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Busan: Korean President Moon Jae-in Takes Stand For Festival Independence - Variety

Sun, 2017-10-15 15:56

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Busan: Korean President Moon Jae-in Takes Stand For Festival Independence
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Korea's recently-elected President Moon Jae-in took a stance on Sunday in favor of the editorial independence of the Busan Film Festival. He is not the first president to visit the festival, but is the first to have made an official speech in the event ...
Strong Philippine delegation in BusanBusiness Mirror
[Newsmaker] President Moon promises support for Busan film fest in ...The Korea Herald
Omoni Oboli's “Okafor's Law” to show at Busan International Film FestivalBellaNaija
KBS WORLD Radio News -Korea Times -Newsline
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Busan: KBS Backing Mega Budget 'Prometheus' Spy Series – Variety - Variety

Sun, 2017-10-15 11:18

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Korean Broadcasting System is backing “Prometheus: War of Fire,” believed to be the most expensive TV show ever made in South Korea.

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Busan Market Holds Firm, Expands Production Support Functions - Variety

Sun, 2017-10-15 08:01

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Busan Market Holds Firm, Expands Production Support Functions
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Busan's Asian Film Market, which opened for business yesterday, continued its transformation from film rights market to generalized — and sub-regional— commerce platform. It now also contains pitching, project funding, locations expo and virtual ...
Strong Philippine delegation in BusanBusiness Mirror
[Newsmaker] President Moon promises support for Busan film fest in surprise visitThe Korea Herald
Moon Visits Busan Film Festival, Watches MovieKBS WORLD Radio News
Korea Times -Newsline -koreatimes (press release) (blog)
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Busan: 'Butterfly Sleep' Director Jung Found Upside in Overseas ... - Variety

Sun, 2017-10-15 07:54

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Busan: 'Butterfly Sleep' Director Jung Found Upside in Overseas ...
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“Butterfly Sleep,” which plays in Busan's prestigious Gala Presentation section, is the director's first fiction feature film in 13 years since 2004's “The Aggressives.”.

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Busan Facetime: Actor Choi Woo-shik Looks to Make a Hollywood ... - Variety

Sun, 2017-10-15 07:34

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Busan Facetime: Actor Choi Woo-shik Looks to Make a Hollywood ...
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South Korean actor Choi Woo-shik's career spans indies (“Set Me Free”) to hit mainstream films (“Train to Busan”) to international productions (“In the Room”) ...

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Busan: Premium Picks Up Sales Rights for 'In the Shadows' – Variety - Variety

Sun, 2017-10-15 07:22

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Busan: Premium Picks Up Sales Rights for 'In the Shadows' – Variety
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French sales agent Premium Films has boarded international sales on Los Angeles-based Indian director Dipesh Jain's feature debut “In the Shadows.” The film ...

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