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Korean films at BFI Flare 2024

Date: Saturday 16 March - Saturday 23 March 2024
Venue:
BFI Southbank | Belvedere Road | South Bank | London SE1 8XT |

Tickets: tbc | Screening times and ticket links below

Last year BFI Flare had a Korean focus, giving us four feature films and a short. It’s only natural that this year’s offering won’t quite match up to last year’s feast, but still we have one feature and a short:

Heavy Snow (폭설)

Dir: Yun Su-ik (2023, 77 mins)
Cast: Han So-hee, Han Hae-in
Monday 18 March 2024 18:05, Saturday 23 March 2024 21:10 | Buy tickets here

Two young women look out to sea on a cold deserted beach on Korea's east coast

Teenagers Suan and Seol form a connection on the sandy beaches of Gangneung – a place they continuously return to in order to find each other.

Suan’s life is turned upside down when famous actress Seol joins her performing arts high school. The two instantly hit it off – their chemistry developing into something much more visceral. With tender performances from by HAN So-hee and HAN Hae-in, YUN Su-ik’s drama is sure to leave audiences wanting more.

Text: Wema Mumma

Nobody Knows

Animation, Dir: Heo Ha-yeon (2023, 7mins)
Screens as part of the Drawn This Way programme of animated shorts
Saturday 16 March 2024 13:05 | Buy tickets here

Nobody knows: a cutesy illustration of two women kissing

An older lesbian couple must find ways to be brave and care for each other in sickness and health.

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