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ASEF Cultural Grants 2004: NatFilm Festival

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26 Mar 04 - 11 Apr 04 Asia-Europe Foundation Culture Department Cinema Culture

Copenhagen (Denmark)


The NatFilm Festival is one of the biggest international film events in Denmark; it is considered an important platform for domestic distributors, who can promote everything from Hollywood releases to cutting-edge films during the event.

Four young film directors from Asia and Europe received ASEF Cultural Grants to take part in the NatFilm festival in 2004. They were:

- David Caffrey, Ireland, "Grand Theft Parsons"

- Bong Joon-Ho, South Korea, "Memories Of Murder"

- Jan Kruger, Germany, "En-route (Unterwegs)"

- Lee Sang-II, Japan, "Border Line"

The film directors presented their films to the audience and took part in a visit to the National Film School of Denmark.The professional visit allowed them to learn more about the film industry in Denmark.