Korean Program Featured 22 Titles
Korean cinema made a big splash at the Shanghai International Film Festival this month, with 22 titles across their program. Most prominent was YOON Ga-eun
’s debut feature The World of Us
, which was part of the Asian New Talents lineup, where it received two nominations.
Following its debut at the Berlin International Film Festival earlier this year, where it screened in the Generations lineup, The World of Us
has quickly established itself as a popular festival title, earning invitations to several events and earning two awards from the Zlin Film Festival. In Shanghai it competed in the Best Actress (CHOI Soo-in
) and Best Cinematography (MIN Jun-won
, KIM Ji-hyun
) categories. The World of Us
also has been invited to the Tokyo FILMex which takes place in November.
This year’s Shanghai International Film Festival took place over June 11th to 19th.