Busan film festival launches after boycott ends

Over 320 films from 79 countries will be screened over the next 10 days in South Korea.

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    The 23rd Busan International Film Festival has opened in South Korea with a star-studded red carpet, marking the end of a local film boycott of the event.

    Over 320 films from 79 countries will be screened over the next 10 days.

     

    Al Jazeera's Rob McBride reports from Busan, South Korea.


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