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'The Wailing,' 'Seoul Station" to be shown in Geneva

All News 15:31 January 19, 2017

SEOUL, Jan. 19 (Yonhap) -- Eight Korean films will be screened during this year's Geneva International Independent Film Festival, the nation's public diplomacy agency said Thursday.

They include "The Wailing" by director Na Hong-jin and "Seoul Station" by Yeon Sang-ho and "Yourself and Yours" by Hong Sang-soo, according to the Korea Foundation affiliated with the foreign ministry.

The 18th edition of the event, also known as Black Movie Festival, will be held from Jan. 20-29 in the Swiss city.

"This marks our third year in a row to support Korean films' participation in the festival," an official at the foundation said, adding that it will continue the support to increase the world's awareness of Korean cinema.

A still cut from the Korean film "The Wailing" (Yonhap)

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