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London Korean Film Festival 2012: Don’t Miss It!

The London Korean Film Festival (LKFF) 2012 starts tomorrow! The director of the festival promises that “Regardless if you are a connoisseur of Korean cinema or completely new to the country’s film scene we have created an exciting and varied program … Continue reading

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Seung-Jun Yi’s “Planet of Snail” @ICA, London

When asked what I don’t like about Korea, or rather, if there’s anything I’d like to see improved in the future, attitude and awareness to disability springs to mind. Korean society has so much respect for elderly people, but disability … Continue reading

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Terracotta Far East Film Festival hits London!

Attention London movie buffs: Terracotta Far East Film Festival starts today! The grand opener is Kang Je-Kyu’s war epic My Way, which is being shown at the Prince Charles Cinema this evening. Check out the trailer below, and get excited! Other South … Continue reading

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Top 5 Korean Cinema Events in London

London is a great place to be if you’re a fan of Korean film. Get your diary / calendar ready, and make sure you don’t miss out! 5. Korea Calling at the Thames Festival (September – on the Thames – … Continue reading

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“Handphone” @KCC London (or The Day I Met Kim Han-Min)

” Love is communication. If you don’t communicate in a relationship, it will break down” (Kim Han-Min’s summary of Handphone) The 2011 London Korean Film Festival provided many rare opportunities.Watching Handphone (2009) in the company of its director (and one of the coolest guys I’ve … Continue reading

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Hong Sangsoo’s “The Day He Arrives” @The ICA, London

The ICA is a very fitting venue for a Hong Sangsoo film. Packed with coffee-drinking hipsters and trendy arty types, this place epitomises London indie culture. And despite his popularity, Hong’s film-making remains firmly in the Korean indie realm. The … Continue reading

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Shinee, Sunny People: The London Korean Film Festival 2011

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 … Continue reading

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