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|Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) is one of the largest film festivals in Korea. Beginning in 1996 as the first international film festival in Korea, it is now a major global event.
Held in Haeundae and Nampo-dong, Busan, the festival presents over 300 films from 70 countries. The main program themes include: A Window on Asian Cinema, New Currents, Korean Cinema Today, Korean Cinema Retrospective, World Cinema, Wide Angle, Open Cinema, and Special Programs in Focus.
The festival also boasts a wide array of special events, outdoor performances and participatory programs. Tickets for opening and closing films can only be purchased online. 20% of seats for regular films (including films screened in theaters or outdoor venues) will be available for sale at on-site ticket booths. Main festival venues include Busan Cinema Center, CGV Centum City, Lotte Cinema Centum City, Megabox Haeundae and Community Media Center Busan.
|* Movie Theatres: approx. 37 screens in 7 theaters
- Centum City: Busan Cinema Center, CGV Centum City, LOTTE CINEMA Centum City, Busan Community Media Center, Dongseo University Sohyang Musical Theater
- Haeundae: MEGABOX Haeundae
- Nampo-dong: MEGABOX Busan Theater
* Movies: approx. 301 movies from 70 countries
- World + International Premier 137 movies
- World Premier 95 movies
- International Premier 39 movies
- New Current Movies: previous Wold, International Premier
Details on 2014’s event TBA.
Haeundae Station (Busan Subway Line 2), Exit 1.
From Busan Station, take bus 1001 or 1003 to Haeundae.
Busan Cinema Center
Centum City Station (Busan Subway Line 2), Exit 12.
Opereting period: October 4-11
Operating hour: 8:30-19:30, Busan Cinema Center (Start point)
Intervals: 10 min
Route: Busan Cinema Center (Start point) → Haeundae Centum Hotel → MEGABOX Haeundae (Busan Subway), Exit 5. → BIFF village → Haeundae Grand Hotel →Park Hyatt Busan → Busan Cinema Center