Kim Ji-suk, EL to host Jecheon fest opening

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Kim Ji-suk, EL to host Jecheon fest opening


Actors Kim Ji-suk and EL will host the opening ceremony of the upcoming Jecheon International Music & Film Festival (Jimff), which will kick off on Aug. 9 in Jecheon, North Chungcheong.

Director David Heinz’s “American Folk” will open Jimff at the Cheongpung Lakeside Stage.

A total of 116 movies from 38 countries will be screened, while 40 teams of musicians are scheduled to perform at the festival.

EL most recently appeared in the 2017 rom-com, “What A Man Wants.” Since debuting in the 2009 MBC drama “Good Job, Good Job,” EL has starred in the 2017 tvN hit drama series “A Korean Odyssey” and the 2016 tvN hit drama series “Guardian: the Lonely and Great God.”

Kim won the Top Excellence Award from MBC for his roles in the drama series “The Rebel” and “Children of the 20th Century” in 2015. He has also appeared in the KBS drama series “The Slave Hunters” and tvN’s 2011 drama “I Need Romance.”

By Lee Jeong-hyun
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