April 30, 2010 11:07
The Jeonju International Film Festival began its nine-day run on Thursday with an opening ceremony at the Sori Arts Center in the southwestern city in North Jeolla Province.
Marking its 11th anniversary, the festival features 209 movies, 131 feature-length and 78 short films, from a record 49 countries. The number of films rose slightly from last year's 200.
Director Park Jin-oh's "Should've Kissed" was screened on Thursday night as the opening film, while "Alamar" (To the Sea) by director Pedro Gonzalez-Rubio of Mexico has been selected as the closing film.
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