The Busan Cinema Center, which had its grand opening on Sept. 29, boasts the world’s largest roof and also has an outdoor stage. With the combination of the stage and some cutting-edge LED lighting installed on the roof, BIFF has set the stage for a spectacular opening ceremony as befits a red-carpet event.
The multi-story center, located in U-dong Centum City, Haeundae District, offers a land of 30,217 square meters but spans a total floor space of 54,335 square meters.
The theater has one story underground and nine stories above ground. It cost some 167.8 billion won($143 million)to build.As the opening and closing ceremonies of the 16th BIFF will take place this year at the Busan Cinema Center, it ushers in a new era for the film festival.