The ongoing Kovid-1 pandemic epidemic has disrupted film production, release and festivals. But nothing can be found between Korean film and TV fans and their idols, and this week’s Busan International Film Festival is managing to close a series of events in person despite strict security protocols.
In the first of these on Thursday, the so-called open talk sessions focused on the Netflix series “Hellbound” and “My Name”, both of which are part of the festival’s new on-screen sidebar. There was another event for the sci-fi adventure film “Space Sweepers” (which went live streaming after the drama’s release, but still starring in the festival) and on-stage discussions between top East Asian director Bong Jun-ho and Hamaguchi Raisuk.
In each case, the spaces were filled within their 50% capacity limit. Thousands more fans, many from abroad and unaware of the lack of translations into foreign languages, have followed a livecast on Never Now. Proximity, communication and photos are usually not the purpose of many such fan meetings, meaningful insights or news announcements.
In the “Space Sweepers” session, director Joe Sung-hee and songwriter Jung Ki (who also starred in the current Netflix legal drama “Vincenzo”) and the song with Jean-Zion Guo said: “I’m glad to be here with so many movie industry veterans.” , “Busan is really a place where moviegoers gather, it’s also great near the sea.” Did.
The session covered one more round with photography, song poses, and favorite farewells among celebrities and fans.