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Busan Appoints New Heads of Festival and Market

30 March 2021

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Busan Appoints New Heads of Festival and Market

Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) has appointed Huh Moon-Young as its new festival director, following the recent resignation of Jay Jeon.

Huh has been programme director at the Busan Cinema Centre – the specially-built main venue for BIFF – since 2012, where he was previously general manager of the film department, before which he was the director of the Cinematheque Busan from 2005 to 2011.

Huh was also a Korean Cinema programmer at BIFF for five years from 2002, having previously been a journalist at leading local film magazine “Cine21” and at “JoongAng Monthly”. He has published several books including ones on directors Im Sang-Soo and Hong Sang-Soo.

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