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A FILM FESTIVAL DEDICATED TO

ALTERNATIVE/INDEPENDENT FILMS

Launched in 2000 as a non-competitive film festival that adopts partial competition, the JEONJU International Film Festival (JEONJU IFF) introduced independent and experimental films at the forefront to shine a spotlight on the alternative movements of contemporary film art. JEONJU IFF discovers talents of promising filmmakers who could be the future leaders of filmmaking, endorse creative experiments and independent spirits, and provides the opportunity to meet and bond with international filmmakers.

JEONJU Cinema Project, a feature film financing & production program, has gained ground as JEONJU IFF’s independent brand that encompasses flim industry‘s fields such as investment, production and distribution. Furthermore, JEONJU Project Market’s development support for superb Korean feature films and documentaries, the business of distributing independent film contents and the JEONJU Cine Complex represent JEONJU IFF’s vision to create a constant and new added value beyond the film festival.

An international film festival dedicated to alternative/independent films worldwide
  • - Discover, support, and introduce superior independent/art-house films.
  • - A film festival where the audience, citizens and cineastes communicate.
  • - Build the foundation of cultural diversity through films.
Build an independent film business model and expand the foundation of financial independence
  • - Vitalize the independent film production support through the JEONJU Project.
  • - Independent film distribution business.
  • - Support Korean independent film marketing.
Expand the base and foster the business of regional visual culture
  • - Expand the base of regional visual culture through open calls for regional films.
  • - Strengthen the brand ‘JEONJU’, the hub of alternative · independent films, as a city of films.
  • - Contribute to vitalize the regional economy through direct and indirect economic effects.
The 22nd JEONJU IFF
Festival Schedule
22nd JEONJU International Film FestivalApril 29 (Thu) - May 8 (Sat), 2021, for 10 days
• Opening Ceremony: April 29 (Thu) / Award Ceremony: May 5 (Wed) / Closing Ceremony: May 8 (Sat)
13th JEONJU ProjectMay 2 (Sun) - May 4 (Tue)
Slogan
Film Goes On
the number of films
a total of 193 films from 48 countries (109 international and 84 Korea films / 120 features and 73 shorts)
• World premiere 67 Films, International premiere 8 Films, Asian premiere 44 Films, Korean premiere 50 Films
• Online Screening: 141 films (79 international and 62 Korean films)
Venue
Theaters(17 screens of 4 theaters) JEONJU Digital Independent Cinema (1), CGV Jeonjugosa (8), CINE Q Jeonju Film Street (6), Jeonju Cinema Town (2)
JEONJU Project event locationKorea Traditional Culture Center, Jeonju Social Innovation Center
Exhibition location 7th 100 FILMS 100 POSTERSFactory of Contemporary Arts in Palbok
Event locationon the Jeonju Film Street
Online screening platformwavve - OTT platform
Number of audiences
a total of 26,774 (offline screening 13,472, online screening 13,302)
Host/Organization
JEONJU IFF Organizing Committee/JEONJU IFF Executive Committee
Sponsor
Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Jeollabuk-do, Jeonju-si, Korean Film Commission
Sponsor
Jeonju Office

(54999) 2F, JEONJU Cine Complex, 22, Jeonjugaeksa 3-gil, Wansan-gu, Jeonju-si, Jeollabuk-do, Republic of Korea T. +82 (0)63 288 5433 F. +82 (0)63 288 5411

Seoul Office

(04031) 4F, 16, Yanghwa-ro 15-gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea T. +82 (0)2 2285 0562 F. +82 (0)2 2285 0560

JEONJU Cine Complex

(54999) JEONJU Cine Complex, 22, Jeonjugaeksa 3-gil, Wansan-gu, Jeonju-si, Jeollabuk-do, Republic of Korea T. +82 (0)63 231 3377