Busan International Film Festival Announces Flash Forward Titles
Canadian films prominent among the 10 titles in competition.
HONG KONG – The Busan International Film Festival announced its selections for the 10 films for the Flash Forward sidebar, aimed at promoting young, non-Asian filmmakers.
A Flash Forward Award was created for the section in 2009, the winner of which will be given a $20,000 cash prize.
The 2011 selection includes the debut and second films of directors from Estonia, Armenia, Russia, Poland and Turkey. Subject matters range from war wounds, lovers’ discourse, the Kobe earthquake in Japan, game addiction, African immigrants in Italy, and a new adaptation of Dostoevsky’s The Idiot.
Flash Forward 2011 Selections: