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  1. Japanese Director Koji Wakamatsu Dies at 76 Following Traffic Accident

    6:23 pm 10/17/2012

    The uncompromising auteur, who helmed more than 100 films, passed away at 11 p.m. from injuries he suffered when he was hit by a taxi while crossing a busy central Tokyo road last week.Read more

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  2. Busan 2012: Thai and Lebanese Directors Win Top Awards

    12:49 am 10/13/2012

    Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit's "36" and Maryam Najafi's "Kayan" are the winners of the New Currents category as the BIFF closes with its highest attendance ever.Read more

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  3. Busan 2012: Festival Closer 'Television' Ushers in New Era for Bangladeshi Cinema

    7:31 pm 10/11/2012

    Director Mostofa Farooki's wry comic drama reflects the South Asian film sector's move toward mainstream entertainment.Read more

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  4. Busan 2012: Download THR's Day 7 'Daily'

    8:40 am 10/10/2012

    In day 7 of THR's Busan Festival Daily, director Choi Dong-hoon discusses his South Korean blockbuster "The Thieves," the North Korean romantic comedy "Comrade Kim Goes Flying" gets made without any government interference and we look at three exotic post-fest getaways.Read more

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  5. Busan 2012: Best of the Fest

    5:27 am 10/10/2012

    The 17th edition of the film festival makes room for both the enlightening and the entertaining.Read more

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  6. Busan 2012: Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clezio Reveals World's First 'Home Videos'

    12:03 am 10/10/2012

    The Nobel laureate appeared at BIFF to share rare Pathe projector films from his childhood.Read more

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  7. Busan 2012: Download THR's Day 6 'Daily'

    8:17 am 10/9/2012

    In day six of THR's Busan Festival Daily, China's indie filmmakers struggle for global exposure, censors loosen their grip on the Burmese film sector and Thai director Nonzee Nimibutr discusses his return to filmmaking after a five-year hiatus.Read more

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  8. Busan 2012: Chinese Indies Struggle to Go Global

    2:17 am 10/9/2012

    Despite no shortage of quality content, independent filmmakers still rely on overseas sales companies for international exposure.Read more

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  9. The Sound of Memories: Busan Review

    12:40 am 10/9/2012

    South Korean writer-director Lee Gong-hee explores themes of memory, technology and transience in this feature debut.Read more

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  10. 111 Girls: Busan Review

    12:07 am 10/9/2012

    Iraqi husband and wife team Nahid Ghobadi and Bijan Zmanpira offer a quirky meditation on the Kurdish crisis featuring Reza Behboodi, Mehdi Saki, and Amin Sadeghi. Read more

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