Magazine article Screen International

PiFan Unveils Line-Up; Congress to Open

Magazine article Screen International

PiFan Unveils Line-Up; Congress to Open

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The 17th Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival (PiFan) has announced its line-up, opening with the Asian premiere of Ari Folman's The Congress.

The fest will screen a total of 230 films from 44 countries. The selection includes 53 world premieres, 19 international premieres and 47 Asian premieres.

The fest will close with the world premiere of The Terror Live, starring Ha Jung-woo. Directed by Kim Byeong U, the film in its script stage was an award-winner at PiFan's Network of Fantastic Films (NAFF) It Project market in 2009.

The Puchon Choice feature competition includes current local box office hit Secretly Greatly, directed by Jang Cheol-soo, Lee Daniel's recent Cannes competitor The Paperboy and Erik Matti's Filipino film On The Job from Cannes Directors' Fortnight.Click here for the full list

PiFan's Ani Fanta section will screen animated films such as A Liar's Autobiography: The Untrue Story Of Monty Python's Graham Chapman and Shinkai Makoto's The Garden Of Words. …

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