Busan International Film Festival Wraps with New Currents, Flash Forward Awards
Yeun Sang Ho's 'The King of Pigs' wins three awards.
BUSAN, South Korea -- The Busan International Film Festival closed Thursday morning with the Morteza Farshbag of Iran's Mourning and Loy Arcenas's Niño sharing the top prize in the New Currents competition.
The Flash Forward Award went to LA-BAS-A Criminal Education by Guido Lombardi of Italy.
Although not a competitive festival, awards and prizes are given in various categories. Below is a full list.
Sonje Award (Short Films)
Winner (Asia): Thug Beram -- Venkat Amudhan (India)
Special Mention: DIY Encouragement -- Kohei Yoshino (Japan)
Winner (Korea): See You Tomorrow -- Lee Woo-jung
Special Mention: Bugging Heaven; Listen to Her -- O Hyun-ju
BIFF Mecenat Award (Documentaries)
Sea of Butterfly -- Park Bae-il (Korea)
Shoji & Takao -- Yoko Ide (Japan)
KNN Movie Award (Audience Award)
Watch Indian Circus -- Mangesh Hadawale (India)
FIPRESCI (International Federation of Film Critics) Award
Mourning -- Morteza FARSHBAF (Iran)
NETPAC (Network for the Promotion of Asian Cinema) Award
The King of Pigs -- Yeun Sang Ho (Korea)
Busan Cinephile Award
The Twin -- Gustav Danielsson (Sweden)
Citizen Reviewers’ Award
Blue Pine Tree: Jesus Hospital -- Lee Sangcheol, Shin Aga (Korea)
Red Pine Tree: A Fish -- Park Hong-Min (Korea)
Yellow: Romance Joe -- Lee Kwangkuk (Korea)
Directors Award: The King of Pigs -- Yeun Sang Ho (Korea)
Actor: Beautiful Miss Jin -- Ha Hyun Kwan (Korea)
Actress: Jesus Hospital -- Han Song Hee, Whang Jungmin (Korea)
CGV Movie Collage Award
Winner: The King of Pigs -- Yeun Sang Ho (Korea)