UPDATED: BIFF Main Event Schedule

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The Busan International Film Festival has released its main event schedule for this year’s 20th anniversary edition. Updates as of September 22, 2015.

Master Class 

Guest 2015 BIFF Program Date Location
Wang Xiaoshuai(Director, China) Gala Presentation
Directing Color of Asia – Masters
Headmaster of 2015 Asia Film Academy
10/5 (Mon)
15:00
Dongseo University Centum Campus Convention Hall (B1F)
Kawase Naomi
(Director, Japan)
Gala Presentation
Directing Color of Asia – Masters
10/9 (Fri)
11:00
Dongseo University Centum Campus Convention Hall (B1F)

Star Road

Guest 2015 BIFF Program Date Location
To be announced Asia Casting Market 10/5 (Mon)
21:00
Haeundae Cine Road

Hand Printing

Guest 2015 BIFF Program Date Location
Johnnie To
(Director, Hong Kong)
A Window on Asian Cinema Office 10/2 (Fri)
18:00
Outdoor Stage,
BIFF Village, Haeundae
Harvey Keitel
(Actor, USA)
World Cinema Youth 10/3 (Sat)
19:00
Outdoor Stage,
BIFF Village, Haeundae
Nastassja Kinski (Actress, Germany) Juror of New Currents Award
Starred in World Cinema Tess
10/4 (Sun)
17:30
Outdoor Stage,
BIFF Village, Haeundae

Open Talk

Guest 2015 BIFF Program Date Location
Lee Jung-jae
(Actor, Korea)
Open Talk with Korea Film Reporters Association 10/2 (Fri)
15:10
Outdoor Stage,
BIFF Village, Haeundae
Johnnie To
(Director, Hong Kong)
A Window on Asian Cinema Office 10/2 (Fri)
18:00
Outdoor Stage,
BIFF Village, Haeundae
Yoo A-in
(Actor, Korea)
Open Talk with Korea Film Reporters Association 10/3 (Sat)
17:00
Outdoor Stage,
BIFF Village, Haeundae
Harvey Keitel
(Actor, USA)
World Cinema Youth 10/3 (Sat)
19:20
Outdoor Stage,
BIFF Village, Haeundae
Jeon Do-youn
(Actress, Korea)
Open Talk with Korea Film Reporters Association 10/4 (Sun)
14:30
Outdoor Stage,
BIFF Village, Haeundae
Koreda Hirokazu
(Director, Japan)
Nagasawa Masami
(Actress, Japan)
Gala Presentation Our Little Sister 10/4 (Sun)
18:00
Outdoor Stage,
BIFF Village, Haeundae
Sophie Marceau
(Actress, France)
World Cinema Jailbird 10/9 (Fri)
20:00
Outdoor Stage,
BIFF Village, Haeundae

Meet the Guest: Talk to Talk

Guest 2015 BIFF Program Date Location
Kang Je-kyu 
(Director, Korea)
Feng Xiaogang(Director, China)
Sun Hao
(Director, China)
A Window on Asian Cinema
Bad Guys Always Die
10/2 (Fri)
17:00
Dureraum Square, Busan Cinema Center
Jung Sung-il
(Director, Korea)
Wang Bing
(Director, China)
New Currents
Night and Fog in Zona
10/5 (Mon)
17:00
Dureraum Square, Busan Cinema Center
Michel Franco 
(Director, Mexico)
World Cinema
Chronic
10/8 (Thu)
17:00
Dureraum Square, Busan Cinema Center
Leos Carax
(Director, France)
My French Film
Holy MotorsBad Blood
10/8 (Thu) Dureraum Square, Busan Cinema Center

Short Film, Long Chat

Title Directors & Works Date Location
Korean Short Film Competition 1 The Transfer Student  by director Park Ji-in
Bargain by director Lee Chung-hyun
Boy with Guitar by director Kwon Hyo
Desk by director Kim You-june
10/9 (Fri)
13:00
Dureraum Square, Busan Cinema Center
Korean Short Film Competition 3 Dishonor by director Kim Ui
Anna by Director Je Jungmo
Shame Diary by director Lee Eun-jeong
10/9 (Fri)
14:00
Dureraum Square, Busan Cinema Center
Korean Short Film Competition 2 A Place Left Behind by director Moon Ji-won
The Chicken of Wuzuh by director Byun Sung-bin
Family by director Chong Seung-hyun
10/9 (Fri)
18:00
Dureraum Square, Busan Cinema Center

Outdoor Greeting

 

Title Date Location
Circle of Atonement 10/2 (Fri) Outdoor Stage,
BIFF Village, Haeundae
Journalist 10/2 (Fri) Outdoor Stage,
BIFF Village, Haeundae
Second Twenty 10/2 (Fri) Outdoor Stage,
BIFF Village, Haeundae
Zubaan 10/2 (Fri) Outdoor Stage,
BIFF Village, Haeundae
The Shameless 10/2 (Fri) Outdoor Stage,
BIFF Village, Haeundae
The Unfair 10/2 (Fri) Outdoor Stage, BIFF Square, Nampo-dong
A Break Alone 10/2 (Fri) Outdoor Stage, BIFF Square, Nampo-dong
Journalist 10/2 (Fri) Outdoor Stage, BIFF Square, Nampo-dong
Pink and Gray 10/2 (Fri) Outdoor Stage,
BIFF Village, Haeundae
A Tale of Three Cities 10/2 (Fri) Outdoor Stage,
BIFF Village, Haeundae
The Silenced 10/2 (Fri) Outdoor Stage,
BIFF Village, Haeundae
Twenty 10/2 (Fri) Outdoor Stage, BIFF Square, Nampo-dong
One Way Trip 10/3 (Sat) Outdoor Stage,
BIFF Village, Haeundae
Bad Guys Always Die 10/3 (Sat) Outdoor Stage,
BIFF Village, Haeundae
Collective Invention 10/3 (Sat) Outdoor Stage, BIFF Square, Nampo-dong
Two Rooms, Two Nights 10/3 (Sat) Outdoor Stage, BIFF Square, Nampo-dong
A Break Alone 10/3 (Sat) Outdoor Stage,
BIFF Village, Haeundae
Collective Invention 10/3 (Sat) Outdoor Stage
BIFF Village, Haeundae
 EFP 10/3 (Sat) Outdoor Stage
BIFF Village, Haeundae
The Advocate : A Missing Body 10/3 (Sat) Outdoor Stage
BIFF Square, Nampo-dong
Twenty Again 10/3 (Sat) Outdoor Stage
BIFF Square, Nampo-dong
One Way Trip 10/4 (Sun) Outdoor Stage,
BIFF Village, Haeundae
The Advocate : A Missing Body 10/4 (Sun) Outdoor Stage,
BIFF Village, Haeundae
One Way Trip 10/4 (Sun) Outdoor Stage
BIFF Square, Nampo-dong
 Office 10/4 (Sun) Outdoor Stage
BIFF Village, Haeundae
The Twenty 10/4 (Sun) Outdoor Stage
BIFF Square, Nampo-dong
Two Rooms, Two Nights 10/4 (Sun) Outdoor Stage
BIFF Village, Haeundae
The Unfair 10/4 (Sun) Outdoor Stage
BIFF Village, Haeundae
The Shameless 10/4 (Sun) Outdoor Stage
BIFF Square, Nampo-dong
Office 10/4 (Sun) Outdoor Stage
BIFF Square, Nampo-dong
The Twenty 10/4 (Sun) Outdoor Stage
BIFF Village, Haeundae
Our Times 10/5 (Mon) Outdoor Stage
BIFF Village, Haeundae
[Casting Board] (Asia Casting Market) 10/5 (Mon) Outdoor Stage
BIFF Village, Haeundae
Night Peacock 10/9 (Fri) Outdoor Stage
BIFF Village, Haeundae
Vision, New Currents Actors 10/9 (Fri) Dureraum Square, Busan Cinema Center
Mountain Cry 10/9 (Fri) Outdoor Stage
BIFF Village, Haeundae

Note: Times and guests are subject to change without notice.

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