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The second half of the “Patchworks: Unwrapping My Korean Cinema” season of screenings focuses on youth film and in particular the impact that the Ha Gil-jong movie The March of Fools had on film-maker Kim Hong-joon. Kim will be there for a Q+A after his La Vie en Rose, and he will also be giving […]

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An introduction to the July / August season of films at the KCC

by Philip Gowman 15 July 2017
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Kim Hong-joon’s My Korean Cinema, which screened as part of the documentary strand of the 2016 London Korean Film Festival, provides the inspiration and structure for the July / August season of films at the KCC, curated by students from the MA Film Programming and Curating course at Birkbeck. They provide the background below: Patchworks […]

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Event news: The Knitting Club screens at the KCC, 3 August

by Events Editor 15 July 2017
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The third in the current season of film screenings at the KCC is a 2016 documentary that presents Korean women as everything from victims of circumstance through to creators of their own destiny. The Knitting Club (야근 대신 뜨개질) Director: Park So-hyun (2016) 98 mins Event Date: 3 August, 7:00pm Location: KCCUK Booking: Free admission, […]

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Event news: Shin Sang-ok’s It’s not her sin screens at the KCC

by Events Editor 30 June 2017
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The first movie in the KCC’s new “Patchworks: Unwrapping My Korean Cinema” season is a classic Shin Sang-ok film from 1959: It’s not her sin (그 여자의 죄가 아니다) Director: Shin Sang-ok (1959) 104 mins Event Date: 20 July, 7:00pm Location: KCCUK Booking: Free admission, booking essential. To reserve your place, please RSVP to info@kccuk.org.uk […]

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Event news: KCC’s July house concert features the Halcyon Quartet

by Events Editor 30 June 2017
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Great programme. I’m particularly looking forward to the Moeran. KCC house concert with the Halcyon Quartet Date: Tuesday 25 July, 7pm Venue: Reception Hall, KCCUK Free admission but booking is required. RSVP to info@kccuk.org.uk / 020 7004 2600 ARTISTS: Halcyon Quartet Claudia Fuller violin I Leidy Sinclair violin II Nathalie Green-Buckley viola HeeYeon Cho violoncello […]

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Event news: KCC’s June house concert features Samson Tsoy Choi

by Events Editor 4 June 2017
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June’s House Concert at the KCC features pianist Samson Tsoy Choi: KCC House Concert with Samson Tsoy Choi (piano) Date/Time: Tuesday 27 June, 7pm Venue: Reception Hall, KCCUK Free admission but booking is required. RSVP to info@kccuk.org.uk / 020 7004 2600 PROGRAMME (95 mins inc. 20 interval) Schubert: 12 Waltzes D 145 Schubert: Impromptus D 899 Schumann: Kreisleriana […]

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Event news: panel talk on poetry translation

by Events Editor 28 May 2017
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In conjunction with the collaborative event between South Korean and British poets on 3 June, the KCCUK is hosting a discussion on the topic of literary translation. Panel Talk: A talk on literary translation and poetry in particular Date/Time: Friday 2nd June 2017 6:30pm Venue: Korean Cultural Centre UK Free Admission. RSVP required to KCCUK […]

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News of the visual arts programme as part of Korea/UK season 2017/18

by Philip Gowman 27 May 2017
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Back in February, the British Council announced the various cultural events taking place in Korea as part of the UK/Korea season of cultural exchange. The first of the reciprocal events, the launch of the Korea/UK season, took place in the V&A last week with the launch of the Contemporary Korean Ceramics exhibition, with the upcoming […]

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Event news: KCC’s May house concert features Sung Kyu Choi (Baritone)

by Events Editor 27 May 2017
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May’s House Concert at the KCCUK features Sung Kyu Choi (Baritone): KCC House Concert with Sung Kyu Choi (Baritone) Date/Time: Tuesday 30 May, 7pm Venue: Reception Hall, KCCUK Free admission but booking is required. RSVP to info@kccuk.org.uk / 020 7004 2600 PROGRAMME (50 mins, no interval) Life, 삶, Leben, Vie, жизнь, Vita Ronald: A Cycle […]

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Exhibition news: Between Serenity and Dynamism

by Events Editor 24 April 2017
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The next exhibition at the KCCUK is timed to coincide with London Craft Week: Korean Ceramics: Between Serenity and Dynamism Korean Cultural Centre UK, 1-3 Strand, London, WC2N 5BW Dates: 3 May – 3 June 2017 The Korean Craft and Design Foundation (KCDF) presents ‘Between Serenity and Dynamism; Korean Ceramics’, an exhibition that explores the beauty […]

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Korean Film Nights April – June 2017: On Foreign Ground

by Events Editor 10 April 2017
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The second season of films at the KCC this year has been curated by students from the Film Studies Programming and Curation MA programme at the National Film and Television School. The season is entitled On Foreign Ground: Visions of Migration, and focuses on stories of immigration in South Korean cinema, a theme that was […]

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Event news: KCC’s April House concert features Hyungi Lee

by Events Editor 10 April 2017
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April’s house concert at the KCC features percussionist Hyungi Lee: KCC House Concert: Hyungi Lee Tuesday 25 April, 7pm Reception Hall, KCCUK Free entry but booking is required. To reserve your place, please RSVP to info@kccuk.org.uk Designed to support UK based Korean musicians, the KCC House Concert is a new performing arts programme at the […]

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Exhibition news: Jeongwon Eom — 1:60, the KCC’s second 2017 Open Call exhibition

by Events Editor 29 March 2017
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The next exhibition at the KCC is by Jeongwon Eom, finalist in the KCC’s 2017 Open Call: Jeongwon Eom — 1:60 The 2017 KCCUK Open Call II Exhibition Korean Cultural Centre UK | Grand Buildings | 1-3 Strand | London WC2N 5BW | Main Entrance on Northumberland Avenue from 3 to 22 April 2017, Monday–Friday: […]

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Event news: KCC’s March House Concert

by Events Editor 19 March 2017
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News of the KCC House Concert for March: KCC March House Concert Tuesday 28 March, 7pm Reception Hall, KCCUK Free entry but booking is required. To reserve your place, please RSVP to info@kccuk.org.uk Designed to support UK based Korean musicians, the KCC House Concert is a new performing arts programme at the Korean Cultural Centre […]

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Gallery: Yeji Kim – Children Shouldn’t Play with Dead Things

by Philip Gowman 18 March 2017
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Yeji Kim’s exhibition was the first to be held in the KCCUK’s refashioned space. Gone is the Multi-Purpose Space, demolished and reclaimed as an enhanced exhibition area. Screenings and lectures are now downstairs in the library, and one wonders how the KCC will cope with theatrical presentations in the future. Anyway, the larger space works […]

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Event news: Fatal Intuition is the final movie in the K-horror series

by Events Editor 16 March 2017
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Colette Balmain’s season of horror movies and thrillers comes to an end on 23 March with Yun Jun-Hyeong’s Fatal Intuition. Colette will be giving an introduction. Fatal Intuition (그 놈이다) Director: Yun Jun-Hyeong, 2015 (109 mins) 23 March 2017, 7pm @KCCUK, Book here Synopsis Jang-woo (Joo Won) lives with his teenager sister, Eun-ji (Ryoo Hye-Young), […]

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Event news: Zhang Lu’s A Quiet Dream is the first LKFF teaser screening

by Events Editor 13 March 2017
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Zhang Lu’s elusive Love And… was the brave choice to close the 2015 London Korean Film Festival. His latest feature is the first of the festival’s 2017 “teaser” screenings. A Quiet Dream (춘몽) Director Zhang Lu, 2016, 101 mins Cast: Han Yeri, Yang Ik-june, Park Jung-bum, Yoon Jong-bin Monday 20 March 2017, 7:30pm Regent Street […]

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