[TALK OF THE TOWN]Kang’s ‘Let the Blue River Run’ to open Seoul’s 34th indie film festival
Fans of independent films should be feeling the anticipation, as the 34th Seoul Independent Film Festival is just around the corner.
The event will take place from Dec. 11 to 19 at Indie Space, an independent film house in Samil-ro, central Seoul.
The festival is presented by the Association of Korean Independent Film and Video and the Korean Film Council. It features 51 independent films, including 40 shorts and 11 features.
The opening movie is director Kang Mi-ja’s “Let the Blue River Run,” a story of two young students of Korean descent living in Guilin, China. The lovers take a boat across the Duman River to escape to South Korea.
The film that wins top honors at the festival will close out the event.
For information, call (02) 362-9513 or visit www.siff.or.kr.