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Job Opportunity: London Korean Film Festival Volunteers

Author: admin

Posted: 21 September 2021

Category: General

The 16th London Korean Film Festival (4 – 19 November 2021) are seeking enthusiastic volunteers to carry out specific roles across the Festival and during the build-up. The 16th London Korean Film Festival will host 30+ cinema screenings in London. We are seeking enthusiastic volunteers to carry out specific roles across the Festival and during the build-up. Our volunteer programme is a g...
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London Korean Film Festival 2021: Artwork Announced

Author: London Korean Film Festival

Posted: 16 September 2021

Category: General

This year’s LKFF artwork draws upon the global significance of Korean cinema with bold neon colours, standing out against a black background. As in 2020, the circular theme represents the gaze of a camera lens, focused on the LKFF logo in the centre. The theme of ‘journey’ is explored here through the circular lines tracing around the edge of the frame. Youn Yuh-jung’s i...
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Korean Film Nights: In Transit

Author: London Korean Film Festival

Posted: 20 July 2021

Category: General

In a special collaboration with Bertha DocHouse, KCCUK and Birkbeck University present a journey into contemporary Korean documentary. Korean Film Nights: In Transit addresses the continuously transforming public and private spaces of marginalised communities, which take on new meanings through different cultural viewpoints. These 4 carefully selected titles offer a meditation on spatial politi...
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Filming Against the Odds: Five Films, Four Women Directors from Korea

Author: London Korean Film Festival

Posted: 20 July 2021

Category: General

Our new series of Korean Film Night screenings is devoted to the work of four of the small number of women film-makers who managed to create feature films between the middle and end of the last century: from Park Nam-ok’s pioneering The Widow from 1955 to Lee Seo-gun’s offbeat fantasy Rub Love of 1998. On its way, the series offers a much-belated UK premier for two films by Choi Eun-hee from th...
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Lee Byung Yoon (BEFF) and the ‘Yuwol Universe’ short films

Author: London Korean Film Festival

Posted: 20 July 2021

Category: General

Lee Byung Yoon was born in Seoul, was raised in the United States, and returned to Korea to study film directing at the Korea National University of Arts. There he discovered a love for dance, and, between commercial shoots and dance classes, made the 25-minute short Yuwol: The Boy Who Made the World Dance in 2018 under his working name BEFF. At the heart of this short is a phenomenon akin to t...
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Doc Alliance and Jeonju Film Festival

Author: London Korean Film Festival

Posted: 20 July 2021

Category: General

At the end of 2020, DAFilms launched a new platform in Asia. Given the platform’s origins in the 7-festival Doc Alliance as well as its recurring collaborations with European and North and South American festivals in general, it seemed only natural that this new Asian iteration would forge a similar path in new regions. And of all the festivals in South East Asia, few can claim to be quite as e...
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