The organizers of the 22nd Busan International Film Festival (October 12th – 21st) announced the films that will compete at the New Currents Section.
Throughout the years the “New Currents” section has become a venue to foster Asian directors. Many directors were introduce to the world via this section. This year the festival picked 10 films with various themes found throughout East Asian and Southwest Asia. Two productions selected are from the Post-Production Fund (Asian Cinema Fund). These are Ashwatthama by Pushpendra Singh (India) and Last Child by Shin Dongseok (South Korea).
List of Films:
After My Death by Kim Uiseok – South Korea | World Premiere
Ajji by devashish Makhija – India | World Premiere
Ashwatthama by Pushpendra Singh – India | World Premiere
Blockage by Mohsen Gharaei – Iran | International Premiere
End of Summer by Zhou Quan – China | World Premiere
How to Breathe Underwater by Ko Hyunseok – South Korea | World Premiere
Las Child by Shin Dongseok – South Korea | World Premiere
The Last Verse by Tseng Ying-Ting – South Korea | International Premiere
One Night on the Wharf by Han Dong – CHina | World Premiere
Somewhere Beyond the Mist by King Wai Cheung – Hong Kong | World Premiere
We will release more information about the films soon so please stay tuned.