The 18th Jeonju International Film Festival (Festival Director LEE Choongjik) has appointed Edouard BAER and PARK Hyejin as hosts of Opening Ceremony.
French actor and director Edouard BAER, who played in more than 30 films, was a host at Cannes Film Festival in 2008-2009. Since then he has performed in various fields across the genre and made his directorial debut with Open at Night last year. Open at Night will have Asian premiere at Jeonju Dome in the 18th Jeonju International Film Festival.
PARK Hyejin has been a main announcer of MBC News Desk for 3 years and performs as a freelancer now. She is currently a host at the TV program ‘Morning in weekend, with PARK Hyejin’.
Executive committee of Joenju IFF has said, “Edouard BAER was an impressive host with lots of fun at the Cannes Film Festival. Especially in the 18th Jeonju IFF, his film Open at Night will meet audiences in ‘Jeonju Dome Screening’ section. Also, we expect that Announcer PARK Hyejin will bring festive atmosphere to Jeonju, her hometown.”
With these two hosts of Opening ceremony, the 18th Jeonju International Film Festival will be held from April 27 to May 6 in Cinema Street for 10 days.
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