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2020. 10.22 - 10.26

Forum BIFF 2020

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Introduction

BIFF has always tried to create an intellectual hub for dynamic discussions on cinema. Following the tradition, Forum BIFF 2020 opens a variety of sessions with timely topics on films and the film industry. The COVID-19 should be the topic of priority in this year of the global disaster. The impacts of the pandemic on life, culture and cinema are discussed. Film Festivals are also an important issue for BIFF, which celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. Film festivals as contact zones are examined from various angles. Feminism, which has recently been intensely debated in Korea, is discussed in terms of film criticism. Commemorating Gwangju Democratic Uprising in its year of 40th anniversary, the future of democracy is imagined by reading cultural contents. Lastly, The legacy of Russian cinemas is thought over again in celebration of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Russia and Korea. The online world of cinematic discussion, in which filmmakers and experts from around the world participate, will provide a fertile field of intellectual experience. Welcome to Forum BIFF.

World in Pandemic Disaster and New Possibilities

The new possibilities in society, culture, and cinema are explored, thinking of the global disaster caused by pandemic.
  • Changes in Life and Culture in COVID-19 Era (10.26. 10:00~12:00) KOR
  • Cinema in COVID-19 Era (10.26. 13:00~15:30) KOR
  • Film Festivals in COVID-19 Era (10.26. 16:00~18:00) KOR

Festival, Region and Cinema

Celebrating 25th anniversary of BIFF, the dynamics, history and future of film festivals are discussed from various angles.
  • Film Festivals in the Post-Soviet Space and Traditions of Russian Cinema(10.23. 10:00~12:00) KOR
  • Busan International Film Festival's 25 Years: Reflections and Prospects(10.23. 16:00~18:00) KOR
  • Media Technology and the Future of Film Festivals (10.24. 10:00~12:00) ENG, KOR
  • The Geopolitics of Film Festivals in Asia (10.24. 15:00~17:00) ENG, KOR
  • Film Festivals beyond Borders (10.25. 16:00~18:00) ENG, KOR
  • Film Festivals in COVID-19 Era (10.26. 16:00~18:00) KOR

30 Years' Dialogue with Cinema Between Russia and Korea

Celebrating the 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Korea and Russia, the great heritages of Russian cinema are re-thought, in terms of their relations to Korean film culture.
  • Film Festivals in the Post-Soviet Space and Traditions of Russian Cinema (10.23. 10:00~12:00) KOR
  • Russian Cinemas in Korean Culture (10.23. 13:00~15:00) KOR

Feminism and Korean Films

The gender representation, which has been fiercely debated in the 21st century's Korean film criticism, is examined in terms of national cinemas and women's action films.
  • Gender Politics in 21th Century's Korean Films (10.22. 10:00~12:00) KOR

Reading the Future of '5.18' through Cultural Contents

New visions of democracy are explored by reading cultural contents, in commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the Gwangju Democratic Uprising.
  • Reading the Future of '5.18' through Cultural Contents (10.22. 13:00~15:00) KOR