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Jeonju Digital Independent Cinema

As a city famous for its cultural heritage, Jeonju has more than the Hanok Village. The city hosts the annual Jeonju International Film Festival that celebrates independent and artistic films from Korea and around the world. At the center of the festival has been Jeonju Digital Independent Cinema and other movie theaters in the film street. In this post, I’ll introduce these theaters.

This is the entrance of Jeonju Digital Independent Cinema. The theater offers two and a half hours (Jeonju Juchajang) and three hours (Okto Juchajang) free parking for its patrons.

 

Jeonju Juchajang Parking Lot: Jeonbuk Jeonju-si, Wansan-gu, Jeonju Gaeksa 2-gil 46-12

Okto Juchajang Parking Lot: Jeonbuk Jeonju-si, Wansan-gu, Jeonju Gaeksa 2-gil 74

This is the opening hours for Jeonju Digital Independent Cinema. The theater is open year around except for Mondays. The fee is 5000 won for general viewers. However, the fee is 4000 won for the patron member of the theater, those over the of 65, veterans, handicapped, below-school children and teenagers group (over twenty people).

The archive is open from 12:00 to 20:00. The usage fee is 1000 won.

On the left side of the entrance is the archive. It houses all kinds of books and magazines on film.

This is the place where you can listen to the OSTs of the movies from Korea and around the world. This is where the visitors can borrow DVDs and watch them on the computers.

This is where you can read books and magazines on film.

This is the rules on how to use the archive: no food or beverages, mobiles phones off, etc.

There are sometimes exhibitions on film held next to the archive.

The theater of Jeonju Digital Independent Cinema is located on the fourth floor of the building. This is the ticket box.

These are the examples of movies that can only be seen in Jeonju Digital Independent Cinema. There are also phamplets.

On the right side of the ticket box is the rest area.

You can also become a patron member of Jeonju Digital Independent Cinema by paying fees (50000 won for life and 20000 won for a year). Patron members receive different benefits here, including 1000 won discount on all movies. The other benefits include:

  1. Phamplets, SMS and e-mails on movies
  2. 10% mileage accumulation
  3. Priority offer for events in Jeonju Digital Independent Cinema
  4. Free usage of the archive

 

There are other movie theaters in the film street.

Walk around two blocs towards the east,

You’ll find Jeonju Cinema Town and CGV (theaters).

Turn right towards CGV

You’ll come across JoyNCinema and Megabox (theaters).

In today’s post, I visited Jeonju Digital Independent Cinema and other movie theaters of the film street. This summer, I recommend visiting them to take a break from the summer heat.

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