‘Fantastic Documentary’ Program at BiFan’s Exclusive Theater
They planned to screen some of the award-winning films and controversial films from DMZ Docs at BiFan’s exclusive theater. In addition, they will participate to invigorate film industry of Gyeonggi-do Province and Bucheon-si and to corporate business such as youth film education and film promotion.
The signing ceremony of MOU at Fantastic Cube was attended by related people including CHOI Yong-bae
, BiFan’s director, CHO Jae-hyun
, DMZ Docs’s director and YEOM Jong-hyun, chairman of the Culture and Tourism Committee of Gyeonggi-do Provincial Council. As Bucheon of BiFan and Paju of DMZ Docs belong to Gyeonggi-do Province, the fests are supported by the Culture and Tourism Committee of Gyeonggi-do Provincial Council. Chairman YEOM expressed his expectation of synergy effect through collaboration by saying “Thank you for signing MOU between two festivals.”
Meanwhile, Fantastic Documentary’s first film is Twilight of a Life by director Sylvain Biegeleisen, which is about 95-year-old mother with late-stage lung cancer and her son. The documentary was screened at the 8th DMZ Docs in 2016.