Nov 04 2012

Luxembourg Cinema Promoted in Korea on 50th Anniversary of Diplomatic Ties

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SOURCE: http://www.chronicle.lu

50 years of diplomatic relations between Korea and Luxembourg is being celebrated with a series of Luxembourg films being screened in Seoul.

The Luxembourg embassy in Seoul and the Luxembourg Trade and Investment Office in Korea are jointly organising, along with the Luxembourg Film Fund and the National Audiovisual Centre (CNA), a Luxembourg film week in Seoul. The Korean company Nexon, a world leader in the development, publishing and the creation of online video games and whose European headquarters are based in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, are actively supporting this event.

A total of 11 national productions, including nine feature films and 2 documentaries, are being presented to the public. A photo exhibition of films will accompany this programme.

Guy Daleiden, Director of the national agency to support audiovisual production, the Film Fund Luxembourg, and Paul Thiltges, President of the Luxembourg Union of audiovisual production (ULPA) were invited to make a presentation of national cinema at the preliminary opening ceremony of the festival. They also took the opportunity to promote national audiovisual production in several meetings organised by the Luxembourg Trade and Investment Office with directors, producers and distributors in Korea.

A meeting with Korean Film Council officials allowed participants to better understand their mutual cinematography and explore possible avenues for future collaboration.

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SOURCE: http://www.chronicle.lu

50 years of diplomatic relations between Korea and Luxembourg is being celebrated with a series of Luxembourg films being screened in Seoul.

The Luxembourg embassy in Seoul and the Luxembourg Trade and Investment Office in Korea are jointly organising, along with the Luxembourg Film Fund and the National Audiovisual Centre (CNA), a Luxembourg film week in Seoul. The Korean company Nexon, a world leader in the development, publishing and the creation of online video games and whose European headquarters are based in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, are actively supporting this event.

A total of 11 national productions, including nine feature films and 2 documentaries, are being presented to the public. A photo exhibition of films will accompany this programme.

Guy Daleiden, Director of the national agency to support audiovisual production, the Film Fund Luxembourg, and Paul Thiltges, President of the Luxembourg Union of audiovisual production (ULPA) were invited to make a presentation of national cinema at the preliminary opening ceremony of the festival. They also took the opportunity to promote national audiovisual production in several meetings organised by the Luxembourg Trade and Investment Office with directors, producers and distributors in Korea.

A meeting with Korean Film Council officials allowed participants to better understand their mutual cinematography and explore possible avenues for future collaboration.

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