Mon Dec 24, 2012 9:59AM
A number of cinematic productions directed by South Korean filmmakers are slated to be screened during a film festival in the Iranian capital, Tehran. The event, as the first Korean film festival in Iran, was organized by the embassy of South Korea in Tehran in collaboration with the Iranian Artists Forum (IAF), the Iranian secretary of the festival Pouneh Nedaie said. A Barefoot Dream by Kim Tae-gyun, Barking Dogs Never Bite by Bong Joon-ho, and Secret Sunshine” by Lee Chang-dong are among the Korean films scheduled to be screened at the festival. The first edition of a Persian-English journal titled Blue Silk is slated to be unveiled during the three-day event. The festival can provide the opportunity to expand cultural relations between Iran and South Korea, Nedaie who is also the Good Will Ambassador of South Korea in Iran noted. The Korean film festival is set to be held at the Iranian Artists Forum from December 26 to 29, 2012. FGP/FGP