The very first international film festival to be held in Korea, The Pusan International Film Festival (PIFF) created a film culture with active participation by its audiences, in addition to staging a forum in introducing Korean cinema to the global film society. It was an immense success thanks to passionate interest from both domestic and overseas film professionals along with energetic general audiences. It has since grown into one of the largest film festivals in Asia.
Dates: October 8-16, 2009
Location: Seoul, South Korea
Find out more about the Pusan International Film Festival at www.piff.org.