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SpiritWalker gets limited release in London

For those who (like me) didn’t get to see this at LEAFF this year, SpiritWalker is screening at Odeon Kingston, Wimbledon and Haymarket from tomorrow for a few days. SpiritWalker (유체이탈자) Dir: Yoon Jae-keun (2020, 112 mins) Cast: Yoon Kye-sang, Park Yong-woo, Lim Ji-yeon, Park Ji-hwan Odeon Cinemas | www.odeon.co.uk From the makers of The … [Read More]

Finding Angel released in UK cinemas

Heart-warming Christmas film Finding Angel from director Kim Seong-jun is coming to Cineworld and Odeon cinemas in the UK from 26th November 2021: Finding Angel (천사는 바이러스) Dir Kim Seong-jun (2017, 114mins) Lee Young-a, Park Sung-il, Chon Moo-song Cineworld: Aberdeen Union Sq| Birmingham Broad Street | Bolton| Cardiff | Didsbury | Edinburgh | Enfield | … [Read More]

London Korean Film Festival 2021 announces its line-up

Here’s the official press release for the 2021 London Korean Film Festival. You can find the detailed schedule in a separate post. London Korean Film Festival 2021 4 November – 19 November 2021 After a mostly digital edition in 2020 the London Korean Film Festival (LKFF) is pleased to be returning to cinema screens across … [Read More]

Korean Film Nights: In Transit

In a special collaboration with Bertha DocHouse and Birkbeck University, the KCCUK presents a journey into contemporary Korean documentary. Two of the screenings are online (free) and two at the Bertha Dochouse in Brunswick Square. We’re particularly looking forward to the opportunity of seeing the second instalment of Kim Soyoung’s Exile trilogy, having caught the … [Read More]

LKFF Summer Teaser screenings and discussion

The KCC’s exciting lineup of teaser screenings for the 2021 London Korean Film Festival starts on 17 June. Discover the best in contemporary Korean Cinema. Films showing are Hong Eui-jeong’s beautifully shot Voice of Silence – which screened at the Glasgow Film Festival earlier this year – action-packed Korean megahit Deliver Us From Evil and stylish … [Read More]

LKFF Teaser Screening: Deliver Us From Evil

The first London teaser screening of the year (though Sheffield beat us to it by one week). It’s nice that things gradually seem to be getting less abnormal… Deliver Us From Evil (다만 악에서 구하소서) Director: Hong Won-chan Cast: Hwang Jung-min, Lee Jung-jae, Park Jung-min, Choi Hee-seo Genesis Cinema, 24 Jun 2021 6:00 pm | … [Read More]

[Sheffield] LKFF Teaser Screening: Voice of Silence

It’s nice that the real-life teaser screenings have re-started. The Showroom Cinema in Sheffield hosts the first one this year, and the Genesis Cinema in London will follow with a different screening later this month. Voice of Silence (소리도 없이, 2020) Director: HONG Eui-jeong Cast: YOO Ah-in, YU Jae-myeong, MOON Seung-a, CHO Ha-seok Showroom Cinema, Sheffield, … [Read More]

A Festival of Korean Dance: Celebrate Youth Dance

The collaboration between the KCCUK and The Place following last year’s online Festival of Korea Dance comes to fruition with the release of three short dance films with a limited online screening window. We assume the timings embedded in the images below should read BST and not GMT. A Festival of Korean Dance: Celebrate Youth … [Read More]

Assassins: the story of Kim Jong Nam’s murder

Thanks to Jason Verney for drawing our attention to this one. Available on demand / online for an unknown length of time, a documentary about the assassination of Kim Jong Nam. Details of where you can rent it can be found on the film’s website, www.assassins-film.co.uk Assassins Dir: Ryan White (2020, 1h 44m) Available online … [Read More]