After another amazing opening ceremony to open the 19th annual Busan International Film Festival last night, the first full day of films hit the theaters in Haeundae for nine more days of fantastic films to choose from.
After last night’s red carpet event, the opening film “Paradise in Service” and the opening party at the Grand Hotel in Haeundae, films take center stage today, with a total of 314 films from 79 countries, including 134 world and international premieres scheduled at seven theaters across the city.
Hand Printing Ceremony
Venue: Outdoor Stage, Haeundae
The Hand Printing event celebrates a cineaste’s work and is equivalent to a lifetime achievement award.
5:30 p.m.- Ann Hui
Meet the Guest:Talk to Talk
Venue: Busan Cinema Center Dureraum Square
Meet the Guest: Talk to Talk lets guests meet influential figures from the cinema world and the event will be held at the Dureraum Square located in the Busan Cinema Center.
Venue: Outdoor Stage Village, Haeundae
This event allows audiences to interact with the guests from the most issue-making films on the Outdoor Stage at the BIFF Village, Haeundae. It will serve as a global meeting place for filmmakers and actors/actresses.
Venue: Outdoor Stage at BIFF Village, Haeundae
Taking place at the Outdoor Stage of BIFF Village, Haeundae and BIFF Square in Nampo-dong from October 3 to 10, the Outdoor Greeting Event will fulfill the needs of audiences with numerous renowned filmmakers.12 p.m – Venus Talk
1 p.m. – Whistle Blower
2 p.m. – The Fatal Encounter
2:20 p.m. – Love Clinic
3:30 p.m. – My Love, My Bride
4:30 p.m. – The Pirates
5:05 p.m. – The Fatal Encounter
6:00 p.m. – The Tenor Lirico Spinto
7:10 p.m. – Haemoo
The Latest Haps
The Busan International Ocean Marathon takes place on Sunday, October 2. Some streets on the marathon route will be closed.
The country’s top court has sentenced a South Korean man to 12 years in prison for attempting to murder the U.S. ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert.
The Kim Young-ran anti-graft law is taking in effect starting today. The law aims to prevent government employees and various officials from receiving bribes.
Busan Subway Lines 1, 2 and 3 have begun emergency services today due to a general strike of the Busan Metro Labor Union.
Busan will light up with K-Pop stars, food and culture for the month of October.
The tentative lineup for guests visiting the 21st Busan International Film Festival for the opening day on October 6th is near completion.
With the nation’s biggest shopping and cultural event “Korea Sale’s FESTA” beginning today, Busan’s distribution industries have begun participating in an all-out competition.
The Busan One Asia Festival is offering free admissions to Taste Busan and the Korean Wave Star & Beauty Collection for foreign guests at BEXCO.
BeFM’s “On the Road Busan” team invites you for a final FREE trip around the beautiful Busan Bay at the Wave Yacht Lounge Closing Party on Saturday, October 8th.
The Busan International Food Expo 2016 will be held in BEXCO from October 6th to the 9th.
The “2016 Jinju Namgang Lantern Festival” will begin on October 1st and end on the 16th at Jinju Namgang Ilwon.
A new survey by MasterCard shows that Seoul is once again the 10th most popular city for travel in the world.
Join forces for good and come participate in the 2016 Superhero Comic Dash! Presented by The H.U.G.S (Helping Us Grow to be Superheroes) Association.
Runners from around the world will gather at the 2016 Busan International Ocean Marathon on Oct. 2.