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BIFF Secretariat Faces Lawsuit from City of Busan

The city of Busan has received a legal recommendation from the Board of Audit and Inspection of Korea to file a lawsuit against the secretariat of the Busan International Film Festival.

The Board claims the secretariat paid a sponsorship brokerage without documented evidence, with the company also not providing any sponsorship funds to the film festival.

The audit is facing backlash from film producers and civic groups, who claim the inspection is aimed at altering the festival to fall in line with the government’s radical political views.

Source: Busan eFM News


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