The 22nd Busan International Film Festival kicked off to great fanfare on October 12. This year’s festival features over 300 films from around the world. Stand-out films include the works of Darren Aronofsky, Hollywood director of Black Swan featuring Natalie Portman, as well as Hirokazu Koreeda, John Woo, and Jia Zhangke. The festival will run October 12-21 in the area of BIFF Village, located near Haeundae Beach.

▲ Recommended Busan Attractions This Fall
Haeundae, the venue of the Busan International Film Festival, harmonizes tall buildings with the wide open sea. While exploring the modern charms of Busan, take a moment to enjoy the natural attractions of the city as well. Below are some of the city’s most recommended locations, full of history and beauty.

* Modern History Tour, Choryang Ibagu-gil & Sanbok Road
- Address: 45, Choryangsang-ro 37beon-gil, Dong-gu, Busan
- Website: (Korean, English)

* Bright and Colorful Cinque Terre of Busan, Gamcheon Culture Village
- Address: 203, Gamnae 2-ro, Saha-gu, Busan
- Inquiries: +82-51-204-1444 (Korean only)
- Website: (Korean only)

* Birthplace of Busan International Film Festival, Gukje Market
- Address: 36, Junggu-ro, Jung-gu, Busan

* Trove of antique books, Bosu-dong Book Street
- Address: 8, Chaekbanggolmok-gil, Jung-gu, Busan
- Website: (Korean only)

▲ Additional Festivals in October

* Busan Jagalchi Festival
- Period: October 19-22, 2017
- Venue: Jagalchi Market, 52, Jagalchihaean-ro, Jung-gu, Busan
- Description: Enjoy fresh seafood at the largest marine product market in the country.

* Korea Hot Spring Festival
- Period: October 19-22, 2017
- Venue: Hurshimchung, 23, Geumganggongwon-ro 20beon-gil, Dongnae-gu, Busan
- Description: Escape from the busy world while exploring the culture of hot springs in Korea.

* Oryukdo Peace Festival
- Period: October 20-22, 2017
- Venue: Area of Peace Park, 677-1, Daeyeon 3-dong, Nam-gu, Busan
- Description: Take in the beautiful coastal views from Oryukdo Island, the symbol of Busan.

* Dongnaeeupseong History Festival
- Period: October 20-22, 2017
- Venue: Area of Dongnae Culture Hall, 80, Munhwa-ro, Dongnae-gu, Busan
- Description: Experience the past through exhibitions, games, and traditional food.
- Website: (Korean only)

* Busan Fireworks Festival
- Period: 20:00-21:00, October 28, 2017
- Venue: Gwangalli Beach, 219, Gwanganhaebyeon-ro, Suyeong-gu, Busan
- Description: Fireworks light up the night sky with showcases from international teams.
- Website: (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)

* Information subject to change.





More Info

2017 Busan International Film Festival
☞ Period: October 12-21, 2017
☞ Venues: Busan Cinema Center & Centum City area / Haeundae Beach area 
☞ Addresses
- Busan Cinema Center: 120, Suyeonggangbyeon-daero, Haeundae-gu, Busan
- BIFF Village: 47, Dalmaji-gil 62beon-gil, Haeundae-gu, Busan
☞ Directions
- Busan Cinema Center: Centum City Station (Busan Subway Line 2), Exit 12. Approx. 10min walk
- BIFF Village: Haeundae Station (Busan Subway Line 2), Exit 5. Approx. 10min walk
☞ Busan International Film Festival website: (Korean, English)
☞ Busan Tourism Organization website: (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
☞ 1330 Korea Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)


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