April events 2021

April events
Clockwise from top left: Icheon ceramics at Han Collection | Onlooker by Jeongyoon Ahn, from the KCC’s online exhibition | Lee Jeonglok’s Iceland project at Pontone Gallery | Kim Soy in My Eggs – the KCC’s short film season

Exhibitions

Screenings

  • Minari is released online in the UK on 2 April; with releases at drive-through cinemas on 12 April and normal cinemas as soon as permitted. Paul O’Kane’s review can be found here.
  • Amazon Prime is screening 소리꾼 aka The Singer, by Jo Jung-lae, the director of Spirit’s Homecoming.
  • The KCC is hosting an online season of short films which finishes on 1 April. I anticipate there will be another season starting soon.
  • The Hong Kong Arts Centre is hosting a season of films by Korean women, viewable online with discussions in English afterwards. Timings below are Hong Kong time. Deduct 7 hours for BST. Tickets here.
    • 16/4 (Fri) 7:30pm – The Strangers – dir Myoung So-hee
    • 17/4 (Sat) 4pm – Escape the Corset – dir Lee Mi-hae
    • 17/4 (Sat) 7:30pm – Lucky Chan-sil – dir Kim Cho-hee

Performance

  • As a coda to last year’s Festival of Korean Dance there are three specially commissioned dance videos screening 1-5 April celebrating Youth Dance
  • The KCC House Concert for April has yet to be announced.

Talks and seminars

Deadlines

Books

…details extracted from the LKL Korea Book Database, which now contains over 1,000 titles.

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