27 pix draw grants from Pusan fund

Paquet, Darcy
August 2007
Daily Variety;8/22/2007, Vol. 296 Issue 37, p19
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The article reports on the granting of financial support by Pusan Film Festival to the 27 selected motion pictures in Pusan, Korea. It is stated that the funds will be taken from the festival's new Asian Cinema Fund. In addition, the recipients include the film "Opium War," from director Siddiq Barmak, two films from Korean filmmakers and three from China and Thailand.


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