Focus on Asia Fukuoka International Film Festival 2017

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September 18th(Fri.) to 24th(Fri.) 2017

EVENTS

OPENING CEREMONY

Star studded guests from across Asia including film directors, actors and actresses will appear before the gorgeous aquatic red carpet on the canal. So come enjoy our Opening Ceremony with a water fountain in the background! Also there will be our Opening Film Exhibition after the Ceremony at United Cinema Canal City 13 but you must apply in advance for free tickets.

  • Opening Ceremony
    September 15 (Fri) 19:15 (7:15 PM) ~
  • Venue
    Canal City Hakata B1F Sun Plaza Stage

SYMPOSIUM

“PARK Jung-bum and Yoon Jong-bin on the World of ZHANG Lu”

Centered on conversation on the their films and their close relationships with each other, each guest will look back at his filmmaking career and discuss his future creative plans and talk on the present status of Korean films and what lies in the future.

  • Guests
    From the film “A Quiet Dream”:Film director ZHANG Lu and starring actors Park Jung-bum and Yoon Jong-bin.
  • Date
    September 16(Sat) after the showing of “A Quiet Dream”.
  • Venue
    Pom Plaza Hall

NOTE: The Symposium will be held after the exhibition of “A Quiet Dream”. Seating preference for those who come to see “A Quiet Dream”. Please be advised that in case of full house, we will reserve the right to refuse admission.

THAI FILM SPECIAL FEATURE: SHORT SYMPOSIUMS↑
A Taste of Thai Films: Rich in Variety, Diversity & Charm

(1)Why is Thailand so big on Avant-Garde Films?

  • Time
    Sept.17 (Sun.) after the showing of "By the Time It Gets Dark"
  • Guests
    Anocha Suwichakornpong, Film Director
    Donsaron Kovitvanitcha, Film Critic

(2)Thai Entertainment I: Whereabouts of Tradition

  • Time
    Sept.17(Sun.) after the showing of "The Crown"
  • Guests
    Pakphum Wongjinda, Producer
    Donsaron Kovitvanitcha, Film Critic

(3)Where Does Thailand’s Unique Aesthetic Sense Come From?

  • Time
    Sept.18 (Mon. & Holiday) after the showing of "A Gas Station"
  • Guests
    Tanwarin Sukkhapisit, Film Director
    Donsaron Kovitvanitcha, Film Critic

(4)Thai Entertainment II: Away from Love Comedies

  • Time
    Sept.19 (Tue.) after the showing of "Bad Genius"
  • Guests
    Nattawut Poonpiriya, Film Director

(5)The Present Form of Thai Horror Films

  • Time
    Sept. 21 Thu.) after the showing of "The Unseeable"
  • Guests
    Donsaron Kovitvanitcha, Film Critic

(6)Film Restoration and Preservation

  • Time
    Sept. 23 (Sat. & Holiday) after the showing of "Santi-Vina"
  • Panelists
    Sanchai Chotirosseranee (Thai Film Archive)
    Lisabona Rahman (Film Preservation Consultant)

(7)The Future Shape and Form of Thai Films

  • Time
    24 (Sun.) after the showing of the "The Master"
  • Guests
    Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit, Film Director
    Donsaron Kovitvanitcha, Film Critic
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