Against all odds: 21st JEONJU International Film Festival

System Administrator Monday June 22, 2020
This year’s Jeonju International Film Festival was the first important Asian film event to hold a part-live and part-virtual event in May (28 May – 6 June). It first attempted to hold the event during its regular dates in April before the spread of COVID-19 but it was not possible. Netpac jury chairman Jinna LEE, was onsite with an eye-witness account of how terrible the pressure was for organisers who faced the challenge of staging an essentially audience-centred event inspite of tight health precautions. This report is almost a primer for many festivals now faced with staging their own events under near-lockdown conditions. See this link for the complete report:

Buddhadeb Dasgupta

February 11, 1944 - June 10, 2021 BD Thumb Buddhadeb Dasgupta passed away on the morning of 10th June 2021, leaving the film world in India and across the globe bereft. Dada, as we fondly called him, was a gentle presence …much like his films and his poetry. Read More...