The London Korean Film Festival is the highlight of the month, but there’s plenty more besides.
- The KCC’s Artist of the Year exhibition, Sora Kim’s 2, 3, continues all month.
- There’s an exhibition of film posters at the Picturehouse Central during the film festival.
- Shine Artists in Albemarle Gallery hosts a solo show by Lee Jeongwoong, 5-28 November.
- Yiyun Kang, Samsung Korean Digital Art Resident at the V&A, is holding open studio on 7 and 25 November
- The London Korean Film Festival opens at BFI Southbank on 2 November with Ode to My Father and closes on 14 November with Love And… There’s a listing of the films here and a printable A3 calendar of the schedule here. The press release giving an overview of the festival can be found here.
- This month’s screening of TV Drama pilot episodes on 5 November (thus going head-to-head with A Midsummer’s Fantasia and The Piper at the film fest) features Diary of a Night Watchman and My Love From the Star.
- The hallyu classic My Sassy Girl will be screening at Sheffield Hallam University on 25 November.
- Okkyung Lee’s four-day residency at Cafe Oto comes to an end on 1 November.
- Joo Yeon Sir has London recitals at St James’s Piccadilly on 2 November and the Caledonian Club on 24 November.
- Hyelim Kim will be joining Notes Inegales backing Lionel Loueke for improvisation at Club Inegales as part of the London Jazz Festival on 13 November.
- There is a session of what I think is live hip-hop in Shoreditch on 17 November.
- Further ahead, there are two new plays featuring North Korean border-crossers coming in December (Mia Chang) and January (Insook Chappell).
- A two day conference on Film and History organised to complement the festival is at SOAS and the KCC on 5 and 6 November.
- The KCC’s literature night on 25 November will be discussion Choe In-ho’s Another Man’s City.
- The 19th Sewol “Stay Put” protest is on 21 November in Trafalgar Square.
- Yeonmi Park’s defector memoir is on Radio 4 iPlayer for another three weeks