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Busan Metropolitan City to Host the 23rd Busan International Film Festival and G-STAR 2018

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Busan
Metropolitan City
has announced that it will host the 23rd
Busan International Film Festival and G-STAR 2018.

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Busan Metropolitan City in Korea hosts the 23rd Busan International Film Festival and G-STAR 2018. T ...

Busan Metropolitan City in Korea hosts the 23rd Busan International Film Festival and G-STAR 2018. The 23rd Busan International Film Festival will feature 323 movies on 30 screens from October 4th to 13th, and an international gaming event, G-Star 2018 will be held at BEXCO in Busan from November 15th to 18th, 2018. The photo shows the 22nd Busan International Film Festival 2017. (Photo: Business Wire)

The 23rd Busan International Film Festival will feature 323
movies on 30 screens from October 4th to 13th, and
the nation's best gaming expo, G-Star 2018 will be held at BEXCO in
Busan from November 15th to 18th, 2018.

During the 23rd
Busan International Film Festival
, 323 movies from 79 countries will
be screened on 30 screens in five theaters, including the Busan Cinema
Center, CGV Centum City, Lotte Cinema Centum City and Megabox Haeundae.

Films include 115 World Premiere films (85 long films, 30 short films)
and 25 International Premiere films (24 long films, 1 short).

The opening film chosen for this year's festival is "Beautiful Days"
directed by Yun Jero and the selected closing film is "Master Z: The Ip
Man Legacy" directed by Yuen Woo-ping from Hong Kong.

Beginning this year, a new section, BUSAN Classic, has been created to
introduce the works of master filmmakers and the restorative works of
movies and classics that yearn to be seen again, and the overall number
of screenings and programs has increased.

Major events include Hand Printing, Master Class, Platform Busan, Open
Talk, and outdoor stage greetings. The Asian Film Market and the
Entertainment Intellectual Property Market will also be opened at the
same time, which are expected to become a practical platform for
businesses. (www.biff.kr)

Game
Show & Trade, All-Round ‘G-STAR 2018'
will be held in BEXCO,
Busan from November 15th to 18th, 2018.

During G-Star, various events such as domestic and overseas gaming
exhibitions (BTC), business consulting booths (BTB), conferences,
investment market, recruitment fair, and game award ceremonies will be
held.

Busan Metropolitan City has been the host city of G-Star since 2009, and
this year marks the 10th year that Busan is holding this
annual event in the city. In 2017, the scale was the largest ever with
2,857 booths from 676 companies in 35 countries attending, and more than
220,000 people visiting the event.

G-STAR
2018
will be a hub for the global gaming market and a venue for
launching new games, as well as a festival where participants can both
do business and experience the culture of gaming. (www.gstar.or.kr)

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