March 07, 2012 10:36
Im Seul-ong, a member of the popular boy band 2AM, and actress Son Eun-seo have been appointed promotional ambassadors for the 13th Jeonju International Film Festival (JIFF), which will run from April 26 to May 4.
"Many promising actors have promoted the festival so far and we believe they can help spread the word about Korean movies more effectively," said Min Byung-rok, the chairman of the festival's executive committee.
"I think these two actors, who are constantly challenging new fields and showing new possibilities as actors, fit perfectly with JIFF's goals to pursue dynamism and diversity."
Im said, "I will do my best to promote the Jeonju International Film Festival." Son added, "I have attended the festival every year with great interest, so I'm thrilled and it's a great honor for me to participate in this year's event while performing special duties as a promotional ambassador."
The two will officially start their duties with a press conference announcing the films to be screened at the festival this year. They will engage in various promotional activities and interact with visitors with events such as hand printing.
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