BIFF 2015 Review: The Visit

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The 11th feature film from director M. Night Shyamalan is a pseudo-documentary that tells the story of two kids meeting their grandparents for the first time. It's a surprisingly good time.

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BIFF: What’s On the Week Ahead

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After a huge first weekend at the Busan International Film Festival that has seen big crowds at the cinemas, the festival gets into full swing this week as a host of big events are also planned. This week’s highlight is the appearance of French actress Sophie Marceau, who will give ...

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Busan Home to Five of Most Dangerous Tunnels in Korea


Five tunnels in Busan rank among the ten most dangerous tunnels in Korea by number of vehicle accidents. According to the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport, Nam-gu’s Hwangnyeong Tunnel topped the list with 68 accidents. Mandeok Tunnel was fourth with 45 fender-benders, followed by Baekyang Tunnel in fifth with 43, ...

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BIFF Review: Beyond my Grandfather Allende

A documentary by his granddaughter searches for the Salvador Allende the world never knew.

On September 11th, 1973, the Chilean armed forces attacked the palace of socialist president Salvador Allende, installing one of the bloodiest dictators of that era of Latin American history. That history, as well as the history of Allende’s political career as the world’s first democratically elected socialist president, is well ...

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Photos: Celeb Sightings Around BIFF

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Photographer Anuj Madan has been on the BIFF scene all weekend and shares a few of his sightings of the celebs this opening weekend. You can check out everything that’s going on at the festival on the HAPS BIFF page.     For more photos of the festival, you can ...

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BIFF Day 4 – What’s On


After a huge Saturday which saw American actor Harvey Keitel etch his hands in cement, it’s German actress Nastassja Kinski’s turn to receive the honor this afternoon at 5:30 p.m. at the BIFF Outdoor Stage. Last night saw a host of Korean celebrities running around Haeundae, including a packed CJ ...

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Photos: Mountains May Depart Press Conference

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The cast and crew of the film festival’s Chinese selection “Mountains May Depart” held their press conference yesterday at the Dongseo University Centum Campus Convention Hall. You can check out everything that’s going on at the festival on the HAPS BIFF page. For more photos of BIFF, you can check out ...

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Korean Couple Killed in the Philippines


A South Korean couple has reportedly been killed from an armed attack in the Philippines. A man in his 50s was shot to death at his home in a village in the Calabarzon region. His 40-something wife was killed outside the home after attempting to escape. The incident is presumed ...

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