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Cinematheque Busan (시네마테크 부산)

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120, Suyeonggangbyeon-daero, Haeundae-gu, Busan
부산광역시 해운대구 수영강변대로 120(우동)
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Operating Hours
N/A (Open all year round)
Length of Tour
Film/Performances: Around 2 hours
  • Information

    Opened in 1999, the Cinémathèque Busan was the first film archive facility in Korea. Dedicated to collecting and preserving the cultural heritage of films and video materials, the Cinémathèque Busan also includes an exclusive theater and archives. Quality independent art movies are shown year round, and various video materials are available for public viewing.

    Famous directors, actors, and movie industry specialists visit the place regularly to promote dialogue with the public. The Cinémathèque Busan is also taking the lead in initiating programs such as the visiting cinema and programs geared for families.

    The Cinémathèque Busan is considered a prestigious place by film lovers. By opening the Film Archives, the institution is establishing a reputation as a mecca for Korean art movies. After relocating to the Busan Cinema Center in October 2011, the institution is now enjoying a second beginning with improved facilities, environment, and programs.

    Structure Size
    Busan Cinema Center
    Land area: 32,137㎡
    Building area (B1-9F): 54,335㎡

    Maximum Occupancy
    Cinematheque (7F-8F): 212 seats

    Exhibition Hall Information
    Cinematheque (7F-8F): Art, classical and independent films

    Main Facilities
    ■ Cine Mountain: Cinematheque. Cinema I & II, Haneulyeon Theatre, Information Center, storage locker, cafeteria, parking lot
    ■ BIFF Hill: BIFF Organizing Committee, editing room, seminar room, sound recording room, library, multi-purpose room, film archive, cafeteria, etc.
    ■ Double Cone
    ■ Outdoor Theater

    Subsidiary Facilities
    Film archive, editing room, lecture room, cafeteria, storage locker

    Facilities for the Handicapped
    Reserved seats for visitors with disabilities, restrooms


    Admission / Participation Fees
    Cinematheque: 5,000 won (subject to change)

    Not permitted

    Baby Stroller Rentals
    Not available

    Credit Cards Accepted

    Parking Facilities

    Parking Fee
    General parking
    Free for first 10min / 500 won for each additional 30min

    Theater patrons
    Movie: 3 hours free parking
    Performance: 4 hours free parking

    Daily parking: 8,000 won

    Homepage (Korean, English)

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