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London Korean Film Night: Meet Mr. Daddy

London Korean Film Night: Meet Mr. Daddy

On 29th March 2012, 6:30pm at Apollo Piccadilly, director Park will attend the screening of ‘Meet Mr. Daddy’ as well as a Q+A with the audience hosted by Dr. Mark Morris after the screening. Park Kwang-su was a leading figure in the emergence of the new, politically charged, aesthetically daring Korean cinema of the 1990s. […]

Films at the Embassy of Japan: Bloom in the Moonlight

Films at the Embassy of Japan: Bloom in the Moonlight

Set in the Meiji era, the late 19th century, a film about the life of Rentaro Taki, who lived during the early stages of the development of Western music in Japan. Best known for the songs ‘Kojo no tsuki’ and ‘Hana’, he is one of the most prominent composers in Japan. A talented young pianist, […]

Tohoku Special Film Showings

Tohoku Special Film Showings

Date: 26 March 2012 – 27 March 2012 Venue: Embassy of Japan One year after the Great East Japan Earthquake, three new DVD documentaries about Tohoku will be screened jointly at the Embassy of Japan on 26 and 27 March 2012 at 18:30. Monday 26 March Fukushima Hula Girls がんばっぺフラガール!~フクシマに生きる。彼女たちのいま~ Directed by Masaki Kobayashi / […]

London Korean Film Night: A Single Spark (1995)

London Korean Film Night: A Single Spark (1995)

The film intercuts two stories, one in black and white, one in color. From 1965 to 1970, we follow Jeon Tae-Il, a poor young man who quits street vending to work in a garment factory. Amid appalling work conditions, he buys a law book, seeks government help, forms an association, talks to reporters. When conditions […]

COME RAIN, COME SHINE at the Pan Asia Film Festival

COME RAIN, COME SHINE at the Pan Asia Film Festival

Date: 17 March 2012, 2.00pm Venue: Cine Lumiere Lee Yoon-Ki I South Korea 2011 I 105 mins I Korean + English subtitles UK Premiere In this brilliantly crafted drama, a woman nonchalantly announces to her husband that she is leaving him for another man. On the day she is due to move out of their […]

London Korean Film Night: The Uprising (1999)

London Korean Film Night: The Uprising (1999)

Director: Park Kwangsu Running Time: 110 mins Screening Date: March 15, 2012 Theartre: Multi-purpose Hall, KCCUK Synopsis In the late 1800’s, during the Choson Dynasty, the newer Christian religious movement was gradually gaining strength and numbers, quickly becoming a force to be reckoned with and increasingly taking power from traditional Confusionists. The declaration by the […]

Pray for Japan – European Premiere

Pray for Japan – European Premiere

Date: Wednesday 14 March, 9.00pm Venue: British Academy of Film and Television Arts,195 Piccadilly, London W1J 9LN Cost: £5 Booking essential: limited places (events@japansociety.org.uk) Written and directed by Stu Levy, Pray For Japan focuses on four different perspectives of the tragedy that occurred on March 11, 2011. With each perspective (schools, shelters, families, and rescue […]

Charity film event‏: Remember Fukushima

Charity film event‏: Remember Fukushima

Location: ICA Cinema, The Mall, London SW1Y 5AH Date: 11th March, 2012 Time: 7pm Tickets: £10 – available from: http://www.ica.org.uk/32614/Film/Remember-Fukushima-Special-Charity-Preview-Mitsuko-Delivers.html Third Window Films are hosting a charity film screening of ‘Mitsuko Delivers’ (Hara ga kore nande), the latest work by director Yuya Ishii (Sawako Decides), to raise money and awareness of the continuing struggles of […]

London United Korean Fan Club

London United Japanese Fan Club