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London Korean Film Night: I Saw the Devil

London Korean Film Night: I Saw the Devil

A National Intelligence agent, Soo-hyun, has everything, a great career and beautiful fiancé but when his love disappears and is later found murdered, Soo-hyun looks to hunt down the man responsible. Choi Min-sik plays Kyung-chul, a serial killer with no compassion who is hounded in this cat and mouse game across Korea. Though attracting critical […]

Korea National High School of Traditional Music

Korea National High School of Traditional Music

Admission Free Date: 7pm, Monday 09 September 2013 Venue: Korean Cultural Centre UK Booking: info@kccuk.org.uk / 020 7004 2600

Toilet Project: A UK-wide Public Art Programme by Korean artist Meekyoung Shin

Toilet Project: A UK-wide Public Art Programme by Korean artist Meekyoung Shin

Toilet Project is a UK-wide public art programme by Korean artist Meekyoung Shin that sees works displayed in the bathrooms of 16 galleries and museums in 15 cities across the United Kingdom between July and October 2013. The items within this ‘Toilet Project’ will then form part of artist Shin’s solo show Translation Museum, The […]

London Korean Film Night: Sympathy For Lady Vengeance (2005)

London Korean Film Night: Sympathy For Lady Vengeance (2005)

A young school girl, Lee Geum-ja, becomes involved in an unhealthy relationship with her school teacher who convinces her to help kidnap a child. When the boy is discovered dead Geum-ja is caught and convicted of murder. Through the years of prison, Geum-ja becomes known for her angelic and good natured qualities, helping her fellow […]

London Korean Film Night: Happy End (1999)

London Korean Film Night: Happy End (1999)

Min-gi is a banker who gets laid off after six years of service. Although he is under a constant sense of uneasiness, he lives his leisurely new life without the stress of work, thanks to the successful career of his wife Bo-ra. Meanwhile Bo-ra is having an adulterous affair with her college sweetheart Il-beom from […]

London Korean Film Night: Chihwaseon (2001)

London Korean Film Night: Chihwaseon (2001)

This multi award winning film from director Im Kwon-taek sees Choi Min-sik playing renowned Korean painter; Jang Seung-up in the 19th Century. Mentored as a child by Kim Byung-moon, Jang Seung-up spends his life perfecting his art in a destructive cycle of drugs, women, and alcohol. Set in the backdrop of the ever changing, social […]

London Korean Film Night: Gilsotteum (1985)

London Korean Film Night: Gilsotteum (1985)

In 1983, KBS (Korea’s BBC) launched a campaign to reunite families torn apart in the Korean War three decades earlier. Im integrates footage from the campaign into the story of Hwayeong, who leaves her middle-class life in Busan to search for the son she lost in Gilsoddeum during the war. An expert dissection of the […]

London Korean Film Night: Suddenly int he Dark of Night (1981)

London Korean Film Night: Suddenly int he Dark of Night (1981)

Kang Yu-jin is a leading specialist in the biological field. While collecting butterflies, he finds a rare breed and brings it home. His wife Sun-hi is glad to have her husband for the night and the next day sees a strange wooden doll amongst her husband’s films and begins to feel strange. Returning from a […]

London United Korean Fan Club

London United Japanese Fan Club