The genre industry is growing and drawing more and more viewers, and Bucheon is set for a wider and technically challenging future. And judging by the audience response, films that were once regarded as B grade have come into their own.
The Bucheon International Film Festival (21-31 July 2016), which started as the Fantastic Film Festival in 1997, celebrated its 20th year. BIFAN is the biggest festival of its kind in Asia, and it plays a significant role in the Korean film Industry, with a unique style of film programmes and events. This year, it showed 320 quality films from 49 countries, that catered to the tastes of a varied audience.