Indian independent filmmaker Mozez Singh’s “Zubaan”, a drama about a coming-of-age Punjabi musician has been selected to open the 20th edition of the Busan International Film Festival, which gets underway October 1st.
“It is the ultimate honour for ‘Zubaan’ to have its World premiere as the opening film for the Busan International Film Festival. For me this film, is a passionate project and the fact that it has been selected for this momentous occasion makes me believe that we did something right, and I am eagerly looking forward to sharing what promises to be a terrific experience with my cast and producers,” Singh said in a released statement.
This year’s festival will also see 304 movies from 75 countries, including 94 world premieres.
“Mountain Cry” by Chinese director Larry Yang was also selected to close the film festival on October 10th.
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