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4 Pinoy films make it to 25th Busan International Film Festival

Manila Bulletin — 15.09.2020

Four Filipino films have been selected to the 25th Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) to be held Oct. 21 to 30 in Busan, South Korea.

The BIFF announced the official selection for this year’s festival.

There will be 192 films to be screened from 68 countries, down from 299 films from 85 countries because of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.

(From left) “The World of the Married” star Kim Hee-ae, Japanese actress Yuko Nakamura, Sung Yu-bin, Kim So-hye, film director Lim Dae-hyung and BIFF Festival Director Jay Jeon walk the red carpet at the closing ceremony of the 24th BIFF last year. Kim’s movie “Moonlit Winter” was the closing film of the festival. (Photo by Jonathan Hicap)

Selected films from the Philippines in the A Window on Asian Cinema section are “Cleaners” by Karl Glenn Barit and the Philippines-US movie “Death of Nintendo” by Raya Martin.

A Window on Asian Cinema takes a peek “into the various styles and visions within Asian cinema, highlighting the films of this year’s most talented Asian filmmakers as well as the work of directors already established within the industry.”

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