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iW NEWS | Sarsenova is Pusan’s Asian Filmmaker of the Year

iW NEWS | Sarsenova is Pusan's Asian Filmmaker of the Year

The 13th Pusan International Film Festival has announced that Gulnara Sarsenova is their annual recipient for their award for Asian Filmmaker of the Year. As the first female award winner, Sarsenova is currently a festival chairman of International Eurasia Film Festival and also a producer in Kazakhstan. She established Eurasia Film Production in 2004. The award, in its sixth year, has previously been given to Mohsen Makhmalbaf, Hou Hsiao-hsien, broadcasting company NHK, Andy Lau and the late Edward Yang. The festival runs October 2-10, 2008. [Peter Knegt]

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