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NEWS: Taiwan and South Korea Ink Agreement on Cinematic Cooperation

2 June 2019

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NEWS: Taiwan and South Korea Ink Agreement on Cinematic Cooperation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Film Institute (TFI) has inked an agreement on film preservation and cinematic exchanges with the Korean Film Archive (KOFA).

The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) will take long-term mutual collaboration and exchanges on film restoration, research, and promotion between the two film institutes to the next level, said TFI via a statement on Tuesday (May 28).

The two institutes will work on the preservation of film archives, film restoration, exchanges of talent and cinematic techniques, curation of film screenings, and publishing of academic research on cinema, among several other issues, the statement said.

The MoU was signed on Tuesday by TFI Director Chen Pin-chuan (陳斌全), who led a team to Seoul, and KOFA Director Joo Jinsook. After the signing ceremony, KOFA held a special screening of the film, “Raining in the Mountain,” to highlight Taiwan-South Korean collaboration on film restoration.

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