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  • The 5th Cinema Digital Seoul Film Festival to open with The Day He Arrives
  • Jul 21, 2011

  • The 5th Cinema Digital Seoul Film Festival (CinDi) has announced it will open with Hong Sang-soo’s <The Day He Arrives>, which screened in Cannes Un Certain Regard earlier this year.
    The festival will screen 98 films from 32 countries including 15 in the Asian Competition of films from up-and-coming filmmakers. (See below for full line-up)

    CinDi traditionally has a six main awards given out by different juries. This year’s jury members include Singaporean director Eric KHOO, Korean director LEE Yoon-ki, Thai director Pen-ek RATANARUANG, and Korean actress YE Ji-Won
    CinDi supports budding talent from around Asia with screenings in the Competition and celebrates more mature filmmakers in section such as the Digital Restoration section which this year will screen KIM Ki-young’s <The Boxes of Death>.
    The event is organized primarily by festival director LEE Kwangmo, program director CHUNG Sung-ill, and program consultants Philip CHEAH, Shozo ICHIYAMA and LI Cheuk-to.
    This year, the official festival trailer was directed by Cannes Palme d’or winner Apichatpong Weerasethakul.
    CinDi will run Aug. 17 – 23 at the Apkujung CGV multiplex. The Closing Film will be the winner of the Red Chameleon award.
    Asian Competition line-up
    (title/ country/ director)
    Flying Fish (Sri Lanka) Sanjeewa PUSHPAKUMARA
    Good Morning to the World (Japan) Satoru
    Hurrahh! (Korea) JUNG Jae-hoon
    Last Chestnuts (Japan) ZHAO Ye
    Love Addiction (Japan) Nobuteru UCHIDA
    Lumpinee (Thailand) Chira WICHAISUTHIKUL
    Miners (China) BAI Budan
    Mushrooms (India/France) Vimukthi JAYASUNDARA
    Old Dog (China) PEMA Tseden
    The Orion (Iran) Zamani ESMATI
    Oxygen (Mongolia) Sengedorj JANCHIVDORJ
    Prison and Paradise (Indonesia) Daniel Rudi HARYANTO
    Shattered (China) XU Tong
    The Sun Beaten Path (China) SONTHAR Gyal
    Water Hands (Singapore/Serbia/Montenegro) Vladimir TODOROVIC
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