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London Korean Film Festival

London Korean Film Festival 2011

4 Nov 201110 Nov 2011

The 6th London Korean Film Festival finally arrives this 4th November at the ICA. We will be showing a wide selection of the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful films to come out this year in Korea.

This includes the Korean submission into the 84th Academy Awards; The Front Line, the award winning Journals of Musan and Dance Town, the biggest and most successful Korean animated film, Leafie A Hen Into The Wild as well as short films, comedies, dramas and European premieres. This year's festival is an event not to be missed.

  • Sunny, Dir. Kang Hyung-chul, 2011

    Sunny

    4 Nov 2011

    Korea's biggest hit of the year comes to the ICA with a film that deals with lost friendships, growing up with some singing and dancing thrown in for good measure.

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  • The Front Line, Dir Jan Hoon, 2011

    The Front Line

    4 Nov 2011

    Out of all the great films released every year in Korean, The Front Line is Korea's official submission into the 84th Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film.

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  • Promise, Dir Yang Hyun-ah, 2011

    Mise En Scene Program 1

    5 Nov 2011

    2011 sees the 10th anniversary of the famous Mise En Scene Short Film Festival. We bring the best of this milestone year to the UK shores.

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  • Detective K: Secret of Virtuous Widow, Dir. Kim Sok-yun, 2011

    Detective K: Secret of Virtuous Widow

    5 Nov 2011

    In the 16th Century, the streets of Joseon are stalked by a serial killer and the King believes the killings are to cover up a conspiracy so he commissions the notorious Detective K.

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  • Dance Town, Dir. Jeon Kyu-kwan, 2011

    Dance Town

    5 Nov 2011

    Dance Town is a hugely stirring story of a woman who escapes over the border between North and South Korea.

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  • Korean Short Animations QR Code Screening

    6 Nov 2011

    As part of the London Korean Film Festival, there will be a Short Animations QR Code Screening in the cinema reception area of the ICA.

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  • Leafie a Hen Into The Wild, Dir. Oh Sung-yoon, 2011

    Leafie, A Hen into the Wild + Q&A

    6 Nov 2011

    On a chicken farm among hundreds of hens is Leafie, one amazing hen who dreams of a life outside her cage.

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  • The Recorder Exam, Dir Kim Bo-ra, South Korea, 2011

    Mise En Scene Program 2

    6 Nov 2011

    The second programming from the Mise En Scene Short Films is filled with more great shorts.

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  • Poongsan, Dir. Juhn Jai-hong, 2011

    Poongsan

    6 Nov 2011

    Poongsan risks his life by crossing the North and South Korean border every day, retrieving family members from the North to the South.

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  • The Journals of Musan

    6 Nov 2011

    This has been a hugely successful film, winning awards all around the world and introducing a fantastic filmmaker and actor in Park Jung-bum to the world.

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  • Suicide Forecast, Dir. Cho Jin-min, 2011

    Suicide Forecast

    10 Nov 2011

    Of course the discussion of suicide is no laughing matter but everything that happens after is a madcap adventure.

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  • Late Autumn, Dir. Kim Tae-yong, S.Korea, 2010

    Late Autumn

    10 Nov 2011

    After being sentenced for murder, Anna meets Hoon, a Korean immigrant who makes his living as a callboy, with whom she begins a great love affair.

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