A varied package of 5 contemporary Korean films will be screened at the 7th Bengaluru International Film Festival (BIFFES) from 5-11 December at Bangalore

Helpless
Directed by Byun Young-joo Category: Mystery/ Detective
A man searches for his fiancée who vanishes without a trace, only to discover dark, shocking truths about her and to realisethat she was not quite the person he thought he knew.

Don't Click
Directed by Kim Tae-kyung Category: Thriller
The film deals with a forbidden viral video that leads to a lot of mysterious deaths. After watching the video, a series of strange events unfold. Jung-Mi has to find the way to save her only sister from the curse of the video.

Pained
Directed by Kwak Kyung-taek Category: Drama (Romantic)
A man searches for his fiancée who vanishes without a trace, only to discover dark, shocking truths about her and to realisethat she was not quite the person he thought he knew.

Bedevilled
Directed by Jang Cheol-So Category: Horror
Bedevilled is a tale of two very different women, both from the same idyllic island. Seoul banker Hae-won and her childhood friend Bok-nam. Forced to take a vacation, Hae-won finally heads back and realises that she has left Bok-nam to a tortuous life of servitude Bok-nam, now desperate to escape pleads in vain with her friend whom she idolizes to help her. But when Bok-nam loses the only important thing in her life, she snaps and aims to wreak revenge and retribution against everyone who ever wronged her, including her friend, Hae-won.

The Crucible/ Silence
Directed by Hwang Dong Hyeok Category: Drama
Kang In-ho,a newly appointed art teacher at Benevolence Academy, a deaf school in the fictional city of Mujin, has a dark past. He is excited to teach his new students, yet the children are aloof and distant. When the children finally open up, In-ho faces the shocking and ugly truth thatthe children are being physically and sexually abused by their teachers. In-ho teams up with human rights activist Seo Yoo-jinto fight for the children's rights and expose the crimes being committed at the school. It proves to be a journey fraught with danger and conspiracy.

BIFFES is organized by the Karnataka Chalachitra Academy, Government of Karnataka, in association with the Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce. The 7th Edition will include Cinema of the World; Asian Cinema; Chitrabharati (Indian Cinema); Kannada Cinema; Retrospectives Country Focus sections; NETPAC (Network for Promotion of Asian Cinema) award winners; FIPRESCI (Critics) award winners; a Special genre: Gender violence and a Popular genre:Comedy. As in previous editions, the Festival will include competitive sections for Indian Cinema and Kannada Cinema. The festival will also host various forums for academic interactions with seminars, workshops and masterclasses on different aspects of cinema.