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The program for the 64th Sydney Film Festival (SFF) will kick off on June 7 and continue until June 18.

The festival will kick off with “We Don’t Need A Map” from director Warwick Thornton, who previously directed “Samson and Delilah” and won the prestigious Cannes Camera d’Or award.

His latest film delves into the astonishing history of one of Australia’s most powerful symbols: the Southern Cross, the most famous constellation in the southern hemisphere.

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CINEMA TALK

Okja may be the most controversial film to debut at Cannes this year. Directed by Bong Joon-ho of The Host and Snowpiercer fame, the Korean-American production is being distributed by Netflix, a fact that has led to criticism by some who worry about the streaming giant muscling its way into cinema’s most prestigious festival.

SEOUL, May 15 (Yonhap) -- In his acclaimed sci-fi thriller "Snowpiercer," Bong Joon-ho offered a dystopian take on the future of human beings devastated by a man-made environmental calamity.

SEOUL, May 8 (Yonhap) -- Fairness, justice and leadership seem to be the buzzwords these days in South Korea, where a new presidency is about to dawn. And MBC TV's "Ruler: Master of The Mask," a show about a crown prince who fights greed and corruption, couldn't have arrived at a more peculiar time.

The domestic crime-action flick "The Merciless" has been sold to 85 countries around the world before its domestic release, the film's local distributor said Tuesday.

The film starring Seol Kyung-gu and Im Si-wan is to be shown in the Midnight Screening, an out-of-competition slot in the 70th Cannes Film Festival set to open on May 17.