October 6, 2016

Busan International Film Festival

U.S. Ambassador to Korea Mark W. Lippert attended the opening ceremony of the “2016 Busan International Film Festival (BIFF)” marking its 21st anniversary.  This year, 301 films from 69 countries were screened for 10 days from October 6 to October 15, 2016.   At the opening ceremony, Ambassador Lippert posed for the cameras with other celebrities, such as Film Director Kwak Kyung-taek (top right), BIFF Chairman Kim Dong-ho and Festival Director Kang Soo-youn (center right).