Film Festival

4 Asian Film Festivals you cannot miss on April (2018)

festivalsapril

We present a list of four Asian Film Festivals you cannot miss this month.

ghfff2018small

Golden Horse Fantastic Film Festival
Taipei, Taiwan
April 13th – 22nd, 2018
Website
Facebook

We start this month in Taipei where we are going to attend the Golden Horse Fantastic Film Festival (GHFFF), Taiwan’s first fantasy theme festival. Since its first edition on 2010, the GHFFF covered various genres like sci-fi, horror, thrill, musical, comedy, martial arts, animation, romance, and cult films, leading the audience to explore beyond the boundary of imagination. This year the festival will open with Isle of Dogs directed by Wes Anderson and it will close with Let’s Cheat Together directed by Lien Yi-Chi.

 

BeijingIFF2018small

8th Beijing International Film Festival
Beijing, China
April 15th – 22nd, 2018
Website

Almost at the same time we have the opening of the 8th Beijing International Film Festival. The festival is supported and sponsored by the government of the Municipality of Beijing.

 

OIMF2018small

10th Okinawa International Movie Festival
Okinawa, Japan
April 19th – 22nd, 2018
Website
Facebook
Twitter

A few days later the 10th Okinawa International Movie Festival will start its activities. This year the organizers hope to start developing entertainment as a major industry in Okinawa. The OIMF is organized but the Okinawa International Movie Festival Executive Committee and managed by the Yoshimoto Laugh & Peace Inc. The festival focus more on domestic films rather than international movies. It also screen a special section dedicated to productions done by Okinawa filmmakers.

 

BISFF2018small

35th Busan International Short Film Festival
Busan, South Korea
April 24th – 29th, 2018
Website
Facebook
Twitter

Finally we end this month with the 35th Busan International Short Film Festival. Launched in 1980 the BISFF aims to create the film-making friendly environment and finding talented film professionals. It has introduced many different kinds of films, including 8mm and independent films made by students and general public. Many young talents in those days are now taking the lead in the Korean cinema. The BISFF renamed itself as the Busan Asian Short Film Festival on May 19, 2000, intending to extend its horizon into Asia even getting entries from abroad and introducing excellent but not known Asian directors, which was the first try in Korea. At the opening ceremony two shorts will be screened; Tama Tu by Taika Waititi (New Zealand) and The Burden by Niki Lindroth von Bahr (Sweden).

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s