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Film Program

OPENING FILM

The outstanding film that expresses the character of Jecheon Int’l Music & Film Festival will be introduced on the Cheongpung Lakeside stage at the opening ceremony

World Music Film Today (International Competition)

‘World Music Film Today’ introduces latest films across all genres in which music plays a central role. The jury of five international members will select one film to receive the Grand Award.

Music in Sight

Music has something to say not only about its composer but also about its ubiquitous human experiences that characterize the culture in which it was composed and played. This section presents documentary films that closely portray the lives of famed musicians and situate them in their respective cultures.

Cine Symphony

This section introduces musical films, films of various genres that feature music or musicians, and contemporary drama films in which music has been used crucially for the development of the drama. This year presents a number of films that captivate audiences with both cinematic pleasure and touching music.

Theme and Variations

Inspired by variation, a creative process in classical music in which the composer modifies an original theme according to his or her imagination, the Theme & Variations section brings together both latest and preexisting works dealing with a particular topic, such as a musical genre or a region, in order to achieve an in-depth understanding of that topic.

Korean Music Film Now

The Korean latest music films in the various genres including narrative, documentaries and animated films.

Family Fest

Featuring popular films that possess broad appeals among all of the generations, Family Fest is representative of JIMFF, which aims towards a family-centered, recreational film festival.

Cinema Concert

Cinema Concert, which has become the representative program of JIMFF since 2006, resurrects the most primitive form of film music in simultaneous screening and live music performance.