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23rd Jeonju International Film Festival – Korean Competition Announced

The Jeonju International Film Festival announced the lineup for the Korean Competition. The festival will take place from April 28 – May 7, 2022 in the beautiful city of Jeonju, Korea.

Korean Competition:
Archaeology of Love by Lee Wanmin – Korea, France | 2022 – 168 minutes*
Drown by Lim Sangsu – Korea | 2021 – 101 minutes**
Havana by Hong Yongho – Korea | 2022 – 101 minutes*
Jeong-sun by Jeong Ji-hye – Korea | 2021 – 105 minutes*
Missing Yoon by Kim Jinhwa – Korea | 2021 – 108 minutes*
Mother and Daughter by Kim Jung-eun – Korea | 2022 – 118 minutes*
Saving a Dragonfly by Hong Daye – Korea | 2022 – 85 minutes*()
The Hill of Secrets by Lee Ji-Eun – Korea | 2022 – 122 minutes**
When I Sleep by Choi Jungmoon – Korea | 2022 – 116 minutes*

* World Premiere
** Asian Premiere
() Documentary

For more information about the festival, please go here: https://eng.jeonjufest.kr

About the festival:
Launched in 2000, Jeonju IFF is now recognized as Mecca of independent film festival of Asia and the widest window of avant-garde cinema around the world. While you can find latest waves of Korean independent scene in Korean Film Competition, International Competition introduces new talents across the world and showing the potential of new cinematic aesthetics. A number of new, rising filmmakers have been introduced to the world stage by Jeonju IFF and it resulted in that the awardees of Jeonju IFF have been critically acclaimed by international film festivals scene. The directors with the Grand Prize include Suwa Nobuhiro, Apichatpong Weerasrtakul, LiuJia-yin , Denis Cote, YING Liang, Matías Piñeiro and Sherad Anthony Sanchez.

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