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ASEF Cultural Grants 2002: 43rd Thessaloniki International Film Festival

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07 Nov 02 - 18 Nov 02 Asia-Europe Foundation Culture Department Cinema Culture

Thessaloniki (Greece)


Six films by promising young film directors were selected for the Asian Vision programme. The films were:

- "Blue" by Hiroshi Ando, Japan

- "Unknown Pleasures" by Jia Zhangke, China

- "Let's Not Oy" by Min Byoung-Hun, Korea

- "Seafood" by Zhu Wen, China (Hong Kong)

- "Whispering Sands" by Nan T. Achnas, Indonesia

- "Blissfully Yours" by Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Thailand

Directors Apichatpong Weerasethakul and Min Byoung-Hun were also awarded the Golden Alexander - Best Full Length Film Award and Artistic Achievement Award respectively.


Thessaloniki International Film Festival


ASEF's Cultural Grants programme

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