Festival Focus 2024: South Korea

The Country in focus for our 2024 Festival is: South Korea For the 2024 edition of Cheltenham International Film Festival, we are excited to make Korea our country of focus. South Korean cinema is perhaps the most vibrant film industry in the world at the moment and, while Bong Joon-Ho (Parasite, Mother, The Host) and Park Chan-Wook (Oldboy, The Handmaiden, Decision to Leave) might have garnered most attention for their…

Vue is Kicking up an a-ROMA

Two weeks after Roma’s success at the BAFTAs, winning four huge categories including Best Film, one of the giants of cinema in Europe – Vue International – has spoken out against the Academy’s decision to accept the film for consideration. Tim Richards, the chief executive of Vue, in an open letter to BAFTA, has expressed his “concerns” over the decision to count Roma eligible for the awards. The reason taking precedence with the…

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