Eija Niskanen eija.niskanen
Mon Jul 24 08:58:39 EDT 2006

Since we are talking about film festivals, could somebody clarify to
me the difference between Fukuoka Asian Film Festival and Focus on
Asia - Fukuoka International Film Festival.

On 7/13/06, Tom Mes <china_crisis at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Here is the link to Aaron's highly intriguing essay, which appeared today on
> Midnight Eye:
> http://www.midnighteye.com/features/recent-film-policy.shtml
> >Calling the new TIFF the "International Content Carnival" just really
> >stinks of some bureaucrats >wanting to turn the film festival into a sales
> >convention.
> Didn't TIFF start a market section a year or two ago, where this is already
> happening? So what in essence they are suggesting now is to cancel the
> festival and make the market the main focus - no doubt with one of those
> cherry blossom-covered opening galas to give it some extra luster.
> Tom

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