IFFI to honour Im Kwon-taek with Lifetime Achievement Award

Posted on:02 Nov 2016 18:02:21

IFFI to honour Im Kwon-taek with Lifetime Achievement Award
02 November 2016 Current Affairs: Union Information and Broadcasting Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu has announced that renowned South Korean director Im Kwon-taek will be honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the upcoming 47th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa.

The IFFI will take place from 20 November to 28 November 2016. The festival will pay a special tribute to late Polish filmmaker Andrzej Wajda and late Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami.

The 47th edition of IFFI will have its country focus on Republic of Korea under which the best of Korean films will be screened.

Im Kwon-taek : Im Kwon-taek is one of South Korea's most renowned film directors. In an active and prolific career, his films have won many domestic and international film festival awards as well as considerable box-office success.He has directed over 100 films including award-winning titles like Chihwaseon, Gilsoddeum, Chunhyang and Seopyeonje.

 He was rewarded with the Best Director award at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival in 2002 for his film Chihwaseon.


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