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Screening: Diving Bell / The Truth Shall Not Sink with Sewol

Diving Bell - still

The controversial film that has been causing all the recent trouble at the Busan film festival is getting a welcome screening in London. It’s the same night as the screening of Hong Sang-soo’s first movie around the corner at the KCC, but you can catch that on DVD another time. And the 16th happens to be the first anniversary of the tragedy, so you know it makes sense to support the Sewol screening.

Registration is required via Eventbrite.

The Truth Shall Not Sink with Sewol (다이빙벨)

Raindance Film Centre | 10 Craven Street | London WC2N 5HE
Thursday, 16 April 2015 from 18:45 to 21:00 (BST)

Sewol poster

The documentary investigates the immediate aftermath of the sinking of the Sewol ferry, South Korea’s traumatic disaster of 16th April 2014 when some 300 people drowned, including 245 high school children. This free screening with English subtitles is presented to preserve the memory of those who lost their lives and to encourage those with a link to or interest in Korea to work towards building a safer future.


Joshua Oppenhimer and Mohsen Makhmalbaf’s review:

The film is rated over 15 in Korea (13 in English age). For further information or questions, please FB message (

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