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Four cities to host Korea Indonesia Film Festival

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The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Sun, September 10, 2017 | 12:03 pm
Four cities to host Korea Indonesia Film Festival

Held in collaboration between Korea Cultural Center Indonesia (KCCI) and CGV Cinemas, the event is scheduled to take place at the CGV Cinemas in Jakarta, Bandung, Medan and Surabaya. (Shutterstock/-)

Korea Indonesia Film Festival (KIFF) is set to return on Sept. 14-17 in four locations across Indonesia.

Held in collaboration between Korea Cultural Center Indonesia (KCCI) and CGV Cinemas, the event is scheduled to take place at the CGV Cinemas in Jakarta (Grand Indonesia), Bandung in West Java (Paskal 23), Medan in North Sumatra (Focal Point) and Surabaya in East Java (Marvell City).

In this 8th installment, KIFF will feature a total of 14 films, consisting of 11 Korean and three Indonesian flicks. Among the Korean movies are The Battleship Island, Dongju: The Portrait of a Poet, Anarchist from Colony, A Day, Assassination, My Annoying Brother, The Admiral: Roaring Currents, Operation Chromite, The Road Called Life, Treasure Island and Sim Chung. Meanwhile, local films set to be screened are Sweet 20, which is an adaptation of Korean flick Miss Granny, Bukaan 8 (Eight Dilation) and Kartini.

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"For this year, we seek to increase cooperation between Indonesia and Korea, especially through films," said KIFF project manager Rivki Morais as quoted by kompas.com on Thursday, adding that the event also aims to highlight Indonesian films and actors and will feature Morgan Oey, who appeared in Sweet 20, throughout the festival.

Tickets to watch the films can be obtain at the CGV Cinemas with prices starting at Rp 10,000 (less than US$1). (kes)

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