Londoners, it’s time to be very excited… the 2011 London Korean Film Festival starts this week, with Shinee to play a live concert for the opening ceremony on Thursday 3rd November (just to fuel my K-pop fever, and to delight London’s fanatics!) Following this, an array of contemporary, classic, animated and short films will entertain audiences across a variety of venues. For a taste of what’s in store, check out this lively trailer:
The Korean Cultural Centre has been revamped in preparation for the filmic festivities. Its Seung Wan Ryoo mural is now complete (in anticipation of the retrospective focus of the fest), and groovy artwork adorns all nooks and crannies of the centre:
The full festival schedule can be found here. It’s worth pointing out that a number of events are to be held at the KCC itself, and these are free of charge (though subject to pre-booking on a first-come-first-served basis, so make sure you do this via phone or e-mail well in advance). See the flyer below for specific details:
Which movies or events have caught your eye? The hotly awaited hit movie Sunny? Action flick War of the Arrow? Classic spy film Assassins? A masterclass with Seung Wan Ryoo? Or heartthrobs Shinee themselves? I’ll look forward to seeing you there, and to hearing London’s reactions to these filmic Korean adventures!
- The main website @ http://www.koreanfilm.co.uk will have all the extra details you need