Korean Events of the Week: 18th - 24th February

It’s a varied week of events this week with a selection of different events for those interested in different aspects of Korean culture. There is the opening of the Korean Cultural Centre’s newest exhibition on traditional Korean cosmetics while Soon Yul Kang’s tapestry exhibition is coming to…

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Korean Events of the Week: 11th -17th February

An interesting mix of events this week with another couple of exhibitions coming to an end and more events happening outside of London. There is another K-pop event, though not quite on the same scale as the (admittedly fairly empty) TEEN TOP concert, some film screenings and an opportunity…

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Korean Events of the Week: 28th January - 3rd February

We are launching a weekly round-up of all the Korea-related events coming up in the week ahead. We hope this will help you keep up-to-date with what is going on so that you don’t miss anything of interest to you. It’s a busy week…

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Ingeun Kim - One Fine Day Review

How does an artist trying to make a name for themselves in an unknown country live? Apparently with instant ramyun, cultural discomfort and pornography.

One Fine Day (Hwa-chang-han Nal in Korean), is the debut short film written and directed by Ingeun Kim. It follows the life of a…

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2013: Upcoming Korean Films

2012 was a fantastic year for Korean film, The Thieves is currently the second highest single day opener of all time in Korea and Nameless Gangster had over 4 million viewings in under a month. Following Korean film success, two of Korea’s most noted directors are making their Hollywood…

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The Best Korean Films of 2012

2012 has been a great year for Korean film with many titles receiving high star user reviews on IMDB. In no particular order, let’s take a look back at some of the best films that Korea had to offer from 2012.

Deranged

For fans of sci-fi or horror…

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What Hollywood can learn from Park Chan-Wook

Acclaimed Korean writer and director Park Chan-Wook has created some of South Korea’s most famous films which include the powerfully symbolic ‘Vengeance Trilogy’ and his first vampire film ‘Thirst’. His films have flourished the world over despite their violent content and graphic sexual exploits on-screen. He has…

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