SEOUL, July 14 (Yonhap) -- The 21st Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival kicked off on July 13 with an opening ceremony attended by local movie stars and filmmakers.
The film festival runs until July 23 at various venues in Bucheon, just west of Seoul, featuring 289 feature and short films from around the world.
Before the opening ceremony, a red carpet event was held at 6 p.m.
Among those who walked the red carpet were actress Jeon Do-yeon, director Lee Yong-seung of the fest's opening film "Room No. 7," and its main actors Shin Ha-gyun and Do Kyung-soo, better known as D.O of K-pop boy band EXO, as well as actor Kim Eui-sung, a jury member for the "Bucheon Choice: Features" competition section.
South Korean actor Cha In-pyo, who recently announced his plan to venture into Hollywood as both an actor and producer of the upcoming film "Heavenquest: A Pilgrim's Progress" also attended the event. He will make his directorial debut in the festival.