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iW NEWS | Pusan Promotion Plan Selects 35 Titles for October Event

By Indiewire | Indiewire August 15, 2007 at 3:55AM

Asian pre-market project the Pusan Promotion Plan has selected 35 films from 18 countries that will participate in its tenth edition, which coincides with the Asian Film Market and the Pusan International Film Festival in October. Iranian director Bahman Ghobadi ("Half Moon") joins the roster with his untitled project, while Fruit Chan ("Dumplings") will take part with "Don't Look Up." "Tsotsi" producer Peter Fudakowski will take part with "The Secret Sharer," while Taiwanese director Tsai Ming-liang travels to Pusan as producer for "New Sorrowful to a Ghost." U.S. co-productions include "First Page Taipei," "The Flicker's Dance" and "The Sea of Tranquility." Slated for October 8 - 11, the event will once again partner with IFP New York's No Borders project, in which select titles will screen at the IFP Market in addition to PPP's ongoing partnerships with Rotterdam's Cinemart, HAF (Hong Kong Asia Film Financing Forum) and the Producers Network of the Cannes Marche du Film. For more information including PPP's full line up, visit their website. [Brian Brooks]
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Asian pre-market project the Pusan Promotion Plan has selected 35 films from 18 countries that will participate in its tenth edition, which coincides with the Asian Film Market and the Pusan International Film Festival in October. Iranian director Bahman Ghobadi ("Half Moon") joins the roster with his untitled project, while Fruit Chan ("Dumplings") will take part with "Don't Look Up." "Tsotsi" producer Peter Fudakowski will take part with "The Secret Sharer," while Taiwanese director Tsai Ming-liang travels to Pusan as producer for "New Sorrowful to a Ghost." U.S. co-productions include "First Page Taipei," "The Flicker's Dance" and "The Sea of Tranquility." Slated for October 8 - 11, the event will once again partner with IFP New York's No Borders project, in which select titles will screen at the IFP Market in addition to PPP's ongoing partnerships with Rotterdam's Cinemart, HAF (Hong Kong Asia Film Financing Forum) and the Producers Network of the Cannes Marche du Film. For more information including PPP's full line up, visit their website. [Brian Brooks]

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