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Ulaanbaatar International Film Festival kicks off on October 11
Central Asia | culture | 15:40, 06 October 2016 | 2181

AKIPRESS.COM - UB film fest The 8th Ulaanbaatar International Film Festival (UBIFF) is set to start at Tengis Cinema on October 11, according to The UB Post.

The general organizer of the 8th UBIFF is Arts Council of Mongolia and co-organizers are embassies of France and South Korea in Ulaanbaatar, Goethe Institute, and Taipei Trade and Economic Representative Office in Ulaanbaatar.

UBIFF will present an exclusive program of the best from the international scene, including award-winners from Cannes, Berlin and Toronto International Film Festivals and nine other critically acclaimed films from Afghanistan, France, Germany, South Korea, Poland, Taiwan and the United Kingdom.

UBIFF will kick off with the screening of a Mongolian, Polish, and German joint film “Zud”, which is directed by Marta Minorowicz.

This year, South Korea was chosen as the focus country. On October 12, “Korean Film Day” will take place at Tengis Cinema of Ulaanbaatar. UBIFF, in cooperation with the South Korean Embassy, will showcase three Korean films.

On October 13 and 14, six films from other countries will be screened.

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