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Korea Independent Film Festival in Berlin Opened, Showing 12 Films in Total

Nov 07, 2022
  • Writer by Park Hyejin
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For Snowball, the Opening Film, Director Lee Woojung & Author Lim Solah Attended



The 6th Korea Independent Film Festival in Berlin opened on November 1 (local time). With the support of the Korean Film Council, the Korea Independent Film Festival in Berlin has introduced the best Korean independent films and documentaries to Germany.


This year, a total of 12 films are screened in the festival, including 8 feature films such as Snowball, NOT OUT, HommageGyeong-ah’s Daughter, The Apartment with Two Women, Unframed, and The Cave, and 4 documentaries such as Coming to You, Kim Jong-boon of Wangshimni, Log in Belgium, and Super Disco


The opening film is Snowball, directed by Lee Woojung. Adapted from a full-length novel of the same name, Snowball depicts a story of three 18-year-old girls. Director Lee Woojung and Original Author Lim Solah attended the opening ceremony and shared behind-the-scenes stories about the movie. 


Starting this year, the ‘Looking Back’ section has been added to introduce Korean independent films, which are not new but have shown impressive moves. The opening piece is Super Disco released in 2019. In the future, the Korea Independent Film Festival in Berlin plans to introduce excellent Korean theatrical and documentary films to Germany, even if they are not recent works, through the ‘Looking Back’ section. 


The Korea Independent Film Festival in Berlin, which marks its 6th anniversary this year, will be held for 10 days from November 1 to 10 at the Babylon Kino, an art film theater in Berlin, Germany. The events, which have been held online for 2 years due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, will be totally held face-to-face this year. 

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