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  1. Asian Film School to Open in Busan

    7:29 pm PDT 10/08/2014
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    The new institution will be an expansion of the Busan Film Fest's annual Asian Film Academy READ MORE

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  2. Busan: Asian Project Market Awards Go to Emerging Filmmakers

    8:55 am PDT 10/08/2014
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    Young Asian filmmakers took home the South Korean festival's top funding prizes READ MORE

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  3. 'Gentle': Busan Review

    7:35 am PDT 10/08/2014
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    Le Van Kiet returns to drama with an adaption of Dostoyevsky’s ‘A Gentle Creature’ READ MORE

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  4. Busan: China's Online Movie Revenues Forecast to Match Box Office in 5 Years

    5:27 am PDT 10/06/2014
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    Senior exec at iQiyi, owned by search giant Baidu, probes opportunities in funding and 'big data' READ MORE

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  5. Busan: Asian Film Market Kicks off With Record Attendance

    4:56 am PDT 10/06/2014
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    U.S., European and Chinese sales agents and buyers want a piece of the Asian action READ MORE

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  6. 'Cruel': Busan Review

    4:19 am PDT 10/06/2014
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    Crime novelist Eric Cherriere steps behind the camera for his first foray into feature filmmaking READ MORE

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  7. 'Mariquina': Busan Review

    4:08 am PDT 10/06/2014
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    Filipino director Milo Sogueco delivers a strong sophomore effort in the New Currents competition at Busan READ MORE

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  8. 'Paradise in Service': Busan Review

    3:44 am PDT 10/06/2014
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    Director Doze Niu reunites with his favorite leading man, Ethan Juan, to reveal a dark chapter in Taiwanese history READ MORE

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  9. 'Ghadi': Busan Review

    3:09 am PDT 10/06/2014
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    Artist Amin Dora makes his debut with a universal comedy about bigotry and redemption that was chosen as Lebanon’s official Oscar entry READ MORE

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  10. Busan: South Korean Ferry Disaster Documentary Causes a Stir

    3:04 am PDT 10/06/2014
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    Oscar-nominated filmmaker Joshua Oppenheimer, victims' families and festivalgoers gathered to discuss 'The Truth Shall Not Sink With Sewol' READ MORE

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  11. Busan: Director Kim Ki-duk to Award $10,000 for Guessing Film Fact

    5:43 am PDT 10/05/2014
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    The South Korean filmmaker vows he won't submit his next film to the local rating board READ MORE

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  12. Busan: Director Bong Joon Ho Condemns Chairman's Wish to Cancel Documentary Premiere

    9:55 pm PDT 10/02/2014
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    The South Korean filmmaker supports Busan fest's right to show a controversial film READ MORE

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  13. Busan: Oscar Winner Asghar Farhadi Urges Aspiring Filmmakers to Tap Into Emotions

    8:49 pm PDT 10/02/2014
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    This year's head of the New Currents competition section says sentimental experiences are the lifeblood of cinema READ MORE

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  14. Busan: Asia's Top Film Stars Gather for Opening Night Gala

    6:41 am PDT 10/02/2014
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    Japan's Ken Watanabe and China's Tang Wei were among those making the scene READ MORE

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  15. Busan, China's Youku to Finance Rookie Filmmakers

    3:48 am PDT 10/01/2014
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    The South Korean fest and Chinese online video giant will finance short films from emerging and experienced directors READ MORE

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  16. Busan: German Short-Film Oscar Winner to Debut First Feature

    7:25 am PDT 09/23/2014
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    'Toyland' director Jochen Alexander Freydank will screen 'Kafka's The Burrow' at the Korean fest READ MORE

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  17. Toronto: Joshua Oppenheimer's 'The Look of Silence' Inks Foreign Distribution Deals

    8:12 am PDT 09/12/2014
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    Distributors in France, Canada, Australia and Japan buy the companion piece to the 2014 Oscar-nominated 'The Act of Killing' READ MORE

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  18. 'Partners in Crime' ('Kong fan'): Toronto Review

    5:51 am PDT 09/10/2014
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    Chang Jung-chi masks a rite-of-passage tale with a thriller about three teenage boys' investigations into the death of a classmate READ MORE

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  19. 'Haemoo': Toronto Review

    1:05 pm PDT 09/06/2014
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    Bong Joon-ho produced and co-wrote first-time director Shim Sung-bo's thriller about a fishing-boat crew's descent into red mist after a botched human-trafficking operation READ MORE

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  20. 'Tokyo Tribe' ('Tokyo toraibu'): Toronto Review

    10:41 am PDT 09/05/2014
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    Maverick Sion Sono subverts Japan's gangster genre with an all-rapping, all-fighting hip-hop musical. READ MORE

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