'Arirang' Wins New Horizons Film Fest Prize

      August 18, 2011 11:58

      Director Kim Ki-duk's "Arirang" won the grand prix in the Films On Arts Competition among 12 contenders in the New Horizons International Film Festival, according to the film's overseas distributor Finecut on Wednesday.

      In its 11th year, the film fest was held in Wroclaw, Poland on July 21-31, screening over 500 movies from more than 50 countries.

      Earlier in May, "Arirang" also earned the best picture prize in the Un Certain Regard section at the 64th Cannes Film Festival. It has been invited to the Real to Reel section for the most noticeable documentaries of the year in the 36th Toronto International Film Festival, the world's largest event of a non-competitive nature, on Sept. 8-18.

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