Updated: 24th Busan International Film Festival Announces Main Event Schedule

The 24th Busan International Film Festival has released the main events schedule for 2019.

The details below are subject to changes, modifications, or cancellations. Please check the announcements on the official website (www.biff.kr) for future changes.

BIFF Schedule

Master Class

Event Guest Date Venue
Master Class: My Life, My Cinema [Jung Il-Sung] Jung Il-Sung
(Cinematographer, Korea)
Oct 6 (Sun) 15:20 Cinematheque, Busan Cinema Center

Hand-Printing

Event Guest Date Venue
Hand-Printing
[Jung Il-Sung]
Jung Il-Sung
(Cinematographer, Korea)
Oct 6 (Sun) 16:20 Cinematheque, Busan Cinema Center
Hand-Printing
[Trinh T. Minh-ha]
Trinh T. Minh-ha
(Director,
United States)
Oct 9 (Wed) 12:40 Minseok Theater, Centum Campus, Dongseo University (B1F)
Open Talk
Event Guest Date Venue
Open Talk
[EXIT]
Lee Sang-geun
(Actor, Korea)
Chi Jung-seok
(Actor, Korea)
Lim Yoona
(Actress, Korea)
Oct 4 (Fri) 13:00 Outdoor Stage,
Busan Cinema Center
Open Talk
[Extreme Job]
Lee Byeongheon
(Director, Korea)
Ryu Seung-ryong
(Actor, Korea)
Lee Hanee
(Actress, Korea)
Jin Sun-kyu
(Actor, Korea)
Lee Dong-hwi
(Actor, Korea)
Oct 4 (Fri) 14:30
Open Talk
[Birthday]
Lee JongUrn
(Director, Korea)
Jeon Doyoun
(Actress, Korea)
Oct 5 (Sat) 12:00 Outdoor Stage,
Busan Cinema Center
Open Talk
[Costa Gavras &
Park Chanwook]
Costa Gavras
(Director, France)
Park Chan-wook
(Director, Korea)
Oct 6 (Sun) 11:00 Outdoor Stage,
Busan Cinema Center
Open Talk
[Another Child]
Kim Yoon-suk
(Director, Korea)
Yeom Junga
(Actress, Korea)
Kim So-jin
(Actress, Korea)
Kim Hye-jun
(Actress, Korea)
Park Se-jin
(Actress, Korea)
Oct 10 (Thu) 18:00 GENESIS Stage,
Busan Cinema Center
Outdoor Greeting
Event Date Venue
Outdoor Greeting [Paper Flower] Oct 4 (Fri)
12:00
Outdoor Stage, Nampo-dong BIFF Square
Outdoor Greeting [Family Affair] Oct 4 (Fri)
13:00
Outdoor Stage, Nampo-dong BIFF Square
Outdoor Greeting [I Am Home] Oct 4 (Fri)
13:30
Outdoor Stage, Nampo-dong BIFF Square
Outdoor Greeting [Vertigo] Oct 4 (Fri)
14:00
Outdoor Stage, Nampo-dong BIFF Square
Outdoor Greeting [Mindanao] Oct 4 (Fri)
14:00
Outdoor Stage,
Busan Cinema Center
Outdoor Greeting [Roam Rome Mein] Oct 4 (Fri)
15:30
Outdoor Stage,
Busan Cinema Center
Outdoor Greeting [Princess Aya] Oct 4 (Fri)
17:30
Outdoor Stage,
Busan Cinema Center
Outdoor Greeting [Hotel by the River] Oct 5 (Sat) 11:00 Outdoor Stage,
Busan Cinema Center
Outdoor Greeting [Where We Belong] Oct 5 (Sat) 11:30 Outdoor Stage,
Busan Cinema Center
Outdoor Greeting [Moonlit Winter] Oct 5 (Sat) 13:30 Outdoor Stage,
Busan Cinema Center
Outdoor Greeting [Jazzy Misfits] Oct 5 (Sat) 14:00 Outdoor Stage,
Busan Cinema Center
Outdoor Greeting [Vertigo] Oct 5 (Sat) 14:30 Outdoor Stage,
Busan Cinema Center
Outdoor Greeting [Baseball Girl] Oct 5 (Sat) 15:00 Outdoor Stage,
Busan Cinema Center
Outdoor Greeting
[Dolly Kitty and Those Twinkling Stars]
Oct 5 (Sat) 16:00 Outdoor Stage,
Busan Cinema Center
Outdoor Greeting [Paper Flower] Oct 5 (Sat) 16:30 Outdoor Stage,
Busan Cinema Center
Outdoor Greeting [Man of Men] Oct 5 (Sat)
17:50
Outdoor Stage, Nampo-dong BIFF Square
Outdoor Greeting [Family Affair] Oct 6 (Sun) 12:00 Outdoor Stage,
Busan Cinema Center
Outdoor Greeting [Light for the Youth] Oct 6 (Sun) 13:00 Outdoor Stage,
Busan Cinema Center
Outdoor Greeting
[Actors of New Currents and Vision]
Oct 8 (Tue)
18:00
GENESIS Stage,
Busan Cinema Center
Outdoor Greeting [Secrets of the Wind] Oct 9 (Wed) 12:00 Outdoor Stage,
Busan Cinema Center
Outdoor Greeting [The King] Oct 9 (Wed) 13:00 Outdoor Stage,
Busan Cinema Center
Outdoor Greeting [Tune in for Love] Oct 9 (Wed) 15:30 Outdoor Stage,
Busan Cinema Center
KIM Jimi, Revival – Community BIFF Open Talk
Event Guest Date Venue
Open Talk
[KIM Jimi, Revival 1-1]
Kim Jimi
(Actress, Korea)
Ahn Seonggi
(Actor, Korea)
Oct 4 (Fri)
15:30
Outdoor Stage, Nampo-dong BIFF Square
Open Talk
[KIM Jimi, Revival 1-2]
Kim Jimi
(Actress, Korea)
Kim Gyuri
(Actress, Korea)
Cho Jinwoong
(Actor, Korea)
Oct 4 (Fri)
18:50
Open Talk
[KIM Jimi, Revival 2]
Kim Jimi
(Actress, Korea)
Jeon Doyoun
(Actress, Korea)
Oct 5 (Sat)
16:30
Open Talk
[KIM Jimi, Revival 3]
Kim Jimi
(Actress, Korea)
Lee Youngha
(Actor, Korea)
Jung Jinwoo
(Director, Korea)
Kwak Kyungtaek
(Director, Korea)
Oct 6 (Sun)
16:10

Short Film, Long Chat

Event Directors & Works Date Venue
Korean Short Film Competition 2 How are you, Joo-hee by Director Choi Min-goo
Starex by Director Roh Dohyeon
My Little Television by Director Li Hongmei
The Dog Days by Director Lee Haeun
Oct 8 (Tue) 15:00 GENESIS Stage,
Busan Cinema Center
Korean Short Film Competition 1 Joan by Director Kim Jisan and Yoo Jungsoo
Snail Man by Director Park Jae-beom
While you play by Director Kim Kyungrae
Nose by Director Yoon Hanna
Oct 8 (Tue) 16:00
Korean Short Film Competition 3 Hello by Director Jin Seong-moon
AKA 5JO by Director Lee Kyeong-won
Fruits by Director Yang Jae-joon
Oct 8 (Tue) 17:00
Special Talk: A discussion with the audience in the form of GV about 50 minutes after the screening.
Event Guest Date Venue
Special Talk
<Seopyeonje>
Im Kwon-taek
(Director, Korea)
Oct 4 (Fri) 14:55 Cinematheque,
Busan Cinema Center
Special Talk
<Good Windy Days>
Lee Jangho
(Director, Korea)
Oct 4 (Fri)
20:55
LOTTE CINEMA
Centum City 2
Special Talk
<Why Has Bodhi-Dharma Left for the East?>
Jung Sung-il
(Critic, Korea)
Oct 5 (Sat)
20:00
Cinematheque,
Busan Cinema Center
Special Talk
<Old Boy>
Park Chan-wook
(Director, Korea)
Oct 5 (Sat)
21:35
Busan Cinema Center Cinema I
Special Talk
<Memories of Murder>
Hamaguchi Ryusuke
(Director, Japan)
Oct 6 (Sun)
22:15
LOTTE CINEMA
Centum City 6
Special Talk
<The March of Fools>
Kim Hong-Joon
(Director, Korea)
Oct 8 (Tue)
18:30
LOTTE CINEMA
Daeyoung 3
Special Talk
<Mukshin>
Hong Soin
(Film Scholar, Korea)
Oct 8 (Tue)
20:40
LOTTE CINEMA
Centum City 8
Special Talk
<The Day a Pig Fell into the Well>
Jean-Michel Frodon
(Critic, France)
Oct 8 (Tue)
21:25
LOTTE CINEMA
Centum City 10
Special Talk
<The Housemaid>
Jung Ji-woo
(Director, Korea)
Oct 9 (Wed)
17:50
LOTTE CINEMA
Centum City 3
Special Talk
<Earth>
Hong Soin
(Film Scholar, Korea)
Oct 9 (Wed)
20:50
LOTTE CINEMA
Centum City 8
Special Talk
<Forgetting Vietnam>
Trinh T. Minh-ha
(Director, United States)
Oct 10 (Thu)
18:35
LOTTE CINEMA
Centum City 4
Special Talk
<An Aimless Bullet>
Jeong Jae-Eun Oct 10 (Thu)
21:20
Busan Cinema Center Cinema II
Special Talk
<Surname Viet Given Name Nam>
Trinh T. Minh-ha
(Director,
United States)
Oct 11 (Fri)
12:20
Busan Cinema Center
Cinema II
Special Talk
<A Day off>
Baek Kyul
(Screenwriter, Korea)
Oct 11 (Fri)
17:15
LOTTE CINEMA
Centum City 10
The 24th Busan International Film Festival will be held from Thursday, Oct 3 to Saturday, Oct 12.
Asian Film Market 2019 will be held from October 5 to October 8, 2019.
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