Each year, one country´s cinematic culture takes stage in Duhok. Festival Artistic Director Shamal Sabri states that this year South Korea will be focused on. For the first time, the Country Focus section has chosen an Asian country.
South Korean films have entered a new golden age and a Korean wave washes over the world. In this year's festival, we focus on Korean films which recently gained the world's attention through recent festivals and art house hits. The focus will range masterpieces by well-known Korean filmmakers to experimental films by a rising new directors.