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November events 2014

It’s a busy month.

November events


  • It’s November, so it’s the London Korean Film Festival, starting on 6 November, with many different movies competing for our attention. On Thursday 13 November there are four screenings happening simultaneously – including one from the KCC’s Year of the screen professionals series. I shan’t list all the Festival screenings here. There’s a separate list here (which includes the screenings in Aberystwyth, Hebden Bridge and Norwich.) All LKL’s previews and reviews can be found here.
  • The Year of the Screen Professionals, featuring Production Designer  Ryu Seonghie has screenings on 13 November (Late Autumn) and 27 November (Mother)
  • Set your videos for the Hong Sang-soo season on Film 4, 2 – 6 November (or the early mornings of 3 – 7 November)

North Korea – exhibitions and talks

  • Four merit artists from Pyongyang’s Mansudae Studios are holding an exhibition of oil paintings in the DPRK Embassy, 3-7 November.
  • An exhibition of photography, Icons of Rhetoric, is at Doomed Gallery, 20-23 November
  • EAHRNK is presenting an additional chance to hear Yeonmi Park and Jihyun Park, on Monday afternoon 3 November
  • Adam Cathcart talks on North Korean succession politics at SOAS on 14 November
  • The All Party Parliamentary Group will be holding a session on Soft power and cultural diplomacy with North Korea on 19 November
  • Owen Miller talks on the making of the North Korean working class at SOAS on 28 November


  • Dalkey Archive launch the latest five titles from their Library of Korean Literature at the KCC on 4 November
  • There’s a discussion with writer Ha Ilji on 5 November together with a screening of Jang Sunwoo’s adaptation of some of his works, Road to the Racetrack.
  • The Korean Literature night at the KCC on 26 November focuses on Hwang Sok-yong’s Shadow of Arms

Other exhibitions

Other conferences and seminars


Apart from the brief concert by members of Super Junior at the London Korean Film Festival on 13 November, look out for


Everything Else

  • The British Korean Society has its House of Lords reception on 20 November
  • Look out for the opening of London’s latest Korean restaurant, Judy Joo’s Jinjuu.

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