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A Film Focused on Alternative and Independent Film!
Jeonju International Film Festival, in Growth Along Its Audiences!

The 15th Jeonju International Film Festival (JIFF) will be held at Jeonju, a traditionally beautiful historic city of Korea. Launched in 2000, JIFF is now recognized as Mecca of independent film festival of Asia and the widest window of avant-garde cinema around the world.

JIFF has highlighted the unique voices of independent spirit by presenting the various, meaningful, and contemporary cinematic language to the audience for last 14 years. Since 2000, a number of new, rising filmmakers have been introduced to the world stage by JIFF and it resulted in that the awardees of JIFF have been critically acclaimed by international film festivals scene. JIFF has been able to acknowledge world cineastes’ vision and trends throughout challenging films and a wide range of programs from various cultural backgrounds.

Futhermore, Jeonju Project Market has strived to support notable projects of independent films, distribute and promote various Korean and foreign films. Industry Video Library and Industry Screening has exclusively provided international guests including festival programmers and film professionals comfortable and rich access to selected world premier screenings and distribution meetings.