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November events 2011

War of the Arrows
War of the Arrows – at the London Korean Film Festival

The headline event for this month is of course the London Korean Film Festival, but there are plenty of other events to appeal, not least of which is the diva Sumi Jo appearing at the Cadogan Hall.


  • The highlights of the London Korean Film Festival include War of the Arrows, a Ryoo Seung-wan retrospective, Q&As with two directors and plenty more. Screenings will be held in Cambridge, Sheffield and Newcastle as well as four venues in London.
  • Separately, Na Hong-jin’s Yellow Sea is screening at the ICA


Talks and educational:

  • Apart from the director Q&As and introductory talks, the LKFF features a Korean Cinema Forum with Tony Rayns among others on 4 November
  • Brigadier (Retd.) Brian Parritt CBE launches his “Chinese Hordes and Human Waves” on 10 November
  • SOAS Friday evening seminars this month are Pak Youngsook on Minhwa (18 November) and Martin Petersen on representation of food issues in North Korea (25 November)
  • AKS hosts a screening of the documentary “Arch of Enlightenment” – about the restoration of the Gwanghwamun – on 15 November
  • Chatham House hosts a symposium on South Korea’s role in East Asia, 4 November
  • The BAKS symposium Recalling Korea Past: An Oral History of the 1950s to the 1980s is on 26 November
  • Kiejo Sarsfield’s cookery classes are on 19 and 26 November. Contact Kiejosarsfield at hotmail dot co dot uk for more details.
  • The Korean Artists Association has its monthly open meeting at the KCC on 5 November with talks by composer Jee Soo Shin and artist Joo Hee Chun. Contact koreanartuk at gmail dot com for more information



One thought on “November events 2011

  1. I am starting a new English Language group in Ealing in November 2011.
    Meet us for a coffee and and informal chat about life in London and practice your English speaking with a native British teacher.
    Call 07931700816 for more information.

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