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ASEF Cultural Grants 2003: 8th Pusan International Film Festival

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02 Oct 03 - 10 Oct 03 Asia-Europe Foundation Culture Department Cinema Culture

Pusan (Korea)


Nine young film directors -- seven from Asia, and two from Europe -- participated in the 8th Pusan International Film Festival with the support of the ASEF's Cultural Grants (Japan Trust Fund). The event offered the filmmakers opportunities to present their films to audiences and to network with other cinema professionals.

The filmmakers were:

- Thomas de Thier, Belgium: "Feathers In My Head"

- Costanza Quatriglio, Italy: "The Island"

- Royston Tan, Singapore: "15"

- Jia Zhanke, China: "Xiao Wu"

- Yinan Diao, China: "Uniform"

- Gan Xiao'er, China: "The Only Sons"

- Pimpaka Towira, Thailand: "One Night Husband"

- Penek Ratanarvang, Thailand: "Last Life In The Universe"

- Ryuji Masuda, Japan: "Garacuta"