26th Busan International Film Festival (South Korea)

26th Busan International Film Festival, South Korea

South Korea’s first international film gathering is still a teenager in global festival terms, but it has very quickly emerged as one of the most exciting and challenging programs on the international circuit. A celebration of breaking film talent, BIFF programs first and second features in its competitive strands, and celebrates film history in its retrospective sessions.

At time of press, 2021 details were unannounced; in 2020, 192 films from 68 countries were screened, with honours bestowed upon Yujiro Harumoto’s A Balance from Japan, and Ruslan Pak’s Three, a co-production between Kazakhstan, Korea and Uzbekistan.

October 6-15