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Late BIFF Deputy Director Kim Jiseok’s Memoirs “Jiseok is on a Business Trip” Published in Korean and English

Late deputy director Kim Jiseok’s memoirs Jiseok is on a Business Trip: Eternal Journey to Cinematic World, project led by the Jiseok Film Institute, has been published in Korean and English in honor of the late deputy director and program director Kim Jiseok, dubbed ‘Sentinel of the Busan International Film Festival and the Big Star of the Asian Cinema’ in line with the festival period.

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BIFF Theater Locations

Ticketing Information

Reservation and purchase on-site of the tickets – Only online reservation is possible
  • Reservation of the tickets for the opening and closing ceremony : open at 13:00, on September 20th (Fri)
  • Reservation of the tickets for general movies : open at 13:00, on September 24th (Tue) – Available on the Internet, mobile web, and Busan Bank
  • BIFF Ticket Office is open during the film festival
Type Place Period Operating time Payment
Via online BIFF website (www.biff.kr) 9.20~10.12 24-hour(except the first day) Credit card
Deposit card
BIFF voucher
Mobile payment
BIFF Ticket Boxes Busan Cinema Center BIFF Hill 1F 10.3~10.12 09:00~20:00
(10.3, 10.12 – 09:00~15:00)
Credit card
Deposit card
BIFF voucher
Cash
BIFF Ticket Box Outdoor 09:00 ~ 20:00
(10.3   – only reservation ticket usable)
Cinemountain 6F 10.4~10.12 09:00~20:30
(10.12 – 09:00~18:00)
CGV Centum City 7F 10.4~10.11 09:00~20:30
LOTTE CINEMA Centum City 8F
MEGABOX Haeundae(Jangsan) 8F
Dongseo University Sohyang Theatre 1F
LOTTE CINEMA Daeyoung 4F
BNK BUSAN BANK Any branch 9.24~10.12 09:00~16:00 Cash
  • Even if the tickets get sold out online, tickets can be purchased on-site at BIFF Ticket Offices, on the day of the screening.
  • On the day of the screening of Midnight Passion, the ticket office on the 6th floor of Busan Cinema Center is open from 22:30 as an extended operation. (Only online reservation is possible. The booths for purchase on-site are closed)
  • The tickets of Barrier-Free screenings at CGV Centum City can be purchased on-site only at CGV Ticket Office, and those at Open Cinema can be purchased on-site only at Ticket Box Outdoor.
Price
  • Opening/Closing screening and ceremony

    KRW 30,000

  • General screening

    KRW 7,000

  • Midnight Passion

    KRW 15,000

Regulation for discounts
  • Discount for senior citizens: 3,000 won off (Only possible at BIFF Ticket Office/Identification card should be present)
  • Free members of Busan Cinema Center: 2,000 won off for the member and one accompany of him or her
  • Paid-up members of Busan Cinema Center: 3,000 won off for the member and one accompany of him or her (Only for the screenings at Busan Cinema Center and Sohyang Theater, with the exceptions of the opening and closing ceremony, and Midnight Passion)
  • Busan Museum of Movies Ticket: 3,000 won off (with the exceptions of the opening and closing ceremony, and Midnight Passion)
    • Only possible at BIFF Ticket Office
    • Discounts for group reservation is only offered during a given time, for those who make applications. (Applications are not accepted during the period of the film festival)