‘The Medium’ Wins Top Prize at Hybrid Edition of BiFan Fantasy Film Festival

‘The Medium’ Wins Top Prize at Hybrid Edition of BiFan Fantasy Film Festival
Recently released horror film “The Medium” won the top prize at the Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (BiFan), which wrapped in South Korea on Sunday. The event, which ran July 8-18, 2021 was the festival’s second year as a hybrid, with both in-person and online components.

Gyeonggi Province, where the festival is held raised its disease status to Level 4 on the fifth day of the eleven-day festival. But festival organizers said that they were able to work through the mass of disease-prevention restrictions and regulations and achieve the result that they had aimed for.

“BiFan could not avoid having visitors who turned out to be positive for Covid-19. However, thanks to thorough prevention and follow-up measures, no transmission of the virus at any of the festival venues has been reported as of July 20,” organizers said.

Festival staff, including volunteers, were subject to daily Covid testing. All gatherings, including the opening and closing ceremonies,
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