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Montreal World Film Festival Grabs Korean Dozen
Aug 25, 2015
- Writerby Pierce Conran
Five Feature World Premieres in Canada
The Montreal World Film Festival(MWFF), which kicks off on August 27th, will feature a dozen Korean films, including eight features, five of which will be world premieres.
Among previously released films, MWFF has invited a trio of features that debuted at the Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) last year. Those include IM Heung-soon’s documentary Factory Complex, which picked up the Silver Lion at the Venice Biennale, KIM Myeong-joon’s Strangers on the Field, another documentary, and the transgender indie drama Half, from director KIM Se-yeon.
Also screening in Montreal will be the shorts Disappearance by JANG Jun-yeop, CHOI Byung-kwon’s Scouting Report, LEE Seung-yeob’s Thicker than Water and JEONG Seung-hui’s Fabric Cosmos.
The 39th MWFF will run until September 7th.