Two separate packages of contemporary Korean films take centre stage, at two important International film festivals in Pune and Bengaluru respectively. The films selected offer depth and range and showcase the incredible versitality of contemporary Korean cinema.

Focus on Korea at the 8th International Children’s Film Festival in Bengaluru

The following films will be screened in the special South Korea Country Focus section of the Festival:

Title Director
Farewell Baek-jun Kim
Lovable Chul-soon Park
Green Days Jae-hun An
The Most Beautiful Sang-jun Hwang
Running Egg Hyun-jin Bae
Mom came Over the Sea Yeon-kyung Jung
Just Kid’s Play Ji-young Kim
The Way Home Jeong-hyang Lee
Bunt Gyoo-tae Park
My Mother the Mermaid Heung-Sik Park

10 -17th January, 2013

The South Korea Country Focus Section, organized by Children’s India at the 8th International Children’s Film Festival will be inaugurated on 10 January, 2013 at Bengaluru. This exclusive section will focus on acclaimed children’s films from South Korea and aims to provide wholesome entertainment and meaningful engagement for children, young adults and their families. The films for this section have been selected and provided by the Busan International Kids’ Film Festival, South Korea and the InKo Centre, Chennai.

Ms. Mi-young Chi, Festival Director of the Busan International Kids’ Film Festival (BIKI) and Mr. Hong Jong Lee, Film Director, will be present at the inauguration of the Country Focus section.

The Children’s India 8th International Children’s Film Festival will be held simultaneously in 5 cities of Karnataka Bengaluru, Mysore, Mangalore, Hubli and Dharwad. The festival will screen over 130 children’s films from around the world. 25 countries This non-profit Festival is offered free of cost to children.

The International Children’s Film Festival has been organized from 2005 by Children’s India, a non-profit organisation dedicated to the cause of arts and education for children. The organization is a forum for films, education and allied activities focusing on producing creative and interesting programmes for children.

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