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  1. Busan: South Korean Auteur Hong Sang-soo Receives Top French Honor

    8:51 pm 10/9/2015

    French Culture Minister Fleur Pellerin handed the Arts and Letters Medal to the minimal realist and emphasized the importance of Franco-Korean cultural exchanges. Read more

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  2. Busan: Vision Awards Go to Emerging South Korean Directors

    6:11 am 10/9/2015

    Sundance-winning filmmaker O Muel picked up two awards during the South Korean festival's 20th edition. Read more

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  3. Busan: Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Star Asian Auteurs Unveil Youku.com Shorts

    5:33 am 10/9/2015

    The Cannes winner as well as Im Sang-soo, Naomi Kawase and Wang Xiaoshuai offer short films about South Korean ferry victims and lyrical discourses, soon to be released on China's largest streaming site. Read more

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  4. Busan: Heyi Pictures President on Hollywood Co-Productions, New Business Models (Q&A)

    3:02 am 10/8/2015

    The head of the Chinese giant, which will premiere experimental works by Asian masters and newcomers online, also discusses piracy and differences between the U.S. and local industries. Read more

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  5. Busan Closing Film Director Talks Putting a New Spin on Traditional Chinese Drama

    12:06 am 10/8/2015

    'Mountain Cry's' Larry Yang says his U.S. background and working with Hollywood filmmakers can add new approaches to the Chinese film industry.Read more

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  6. Busan: Asian Film Market Closes With Record Attendance

    9:06 am 10/7/2015

    The South Korean event proved its ground as Asia's largest pre-market with pilot events for 'intellectual property content' and casting pan-Asian stars.Read more

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  7. Busan: Asian Film Market Positions Itself as Gateway to China

    1:08 am 10/7/2015

    The South Korean event's newly launched entertainment intellectual property market and star casting market made promising debuts as more Asian filmmakers seek cross-border projects.Read more

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  8. Busan: Cheryl Boone Isaacs on the Rise of Asian Cinema and Promoting Diversity in the Academy

    2:20 am 10/6/2015

    The president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences arrived in South Korea to give a keynote speech at Asia's largest film festival. Read more

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  9. Busan: Kim Ki-duk to Tone Down Violence for $30M Chinese Epic 'Who Is God'

    8:58 pm 10/5/2015

    The South Korean iconoclast looks to make his films more audience — and censorship-friendly as he crosses over to big-budget filmmaking. Read more

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  10. 'Go Home': Busan Review

    4:59 am 10/5/2015

    Golshifteh Farahani plays a French-Lebanese woman who moves into a dilapidated ancestral mansion to solve a family mystery. Read more

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