Event news: Kim Soyoung Q+A after London premiere of Heart of Snow, Heart of Blood

A great opportunity to meet a distinguished director coming up this month: Heart of Snow, Heart of Blood The Centre of Korean Studies, SOAS & KCL Department of Film Studies jointly present A Screening and Conversation with Kim Soyoung, Filmmaker and Professor, Korean National University of the Arts Venue: 1.04 Strand Building, King’s College London, the Strand Time: 5.00 p.m. to […]

Treeless Mountain gets theatrical release

Treeless Mountain, one of the quiet successes of the London Korean Film Festival by director Kim So-yong, will be getting a UK theatrical release on 8 January 2010. Synopsis When their mother needs to leave in order to find their estranged father, seven-year-old Jin and her younger sister, Bin, are left to live with their […]

London Korean Film Festival 2009

The schedule is up on the Barbican website, and it’s a great range of the latest hits together with a retrospective of one of the classic directors. Text from the Barbican website, where you can also buy tickets: Thursday 5 Nov, 7pm: Park Chan-wook: Thirst, with introduction by the director. I think this is the […]

Kim So-yong: In Between Days

If you’re looking for some light entertainment to take your mind off things after a hard day at the office, So Yong Kim’s In Between Days is probably not for you. Like much non mainstream cinema, it demands effort from you. Plot-wise, there’s not much to report. It’s a teenage Korean girl growing up in […]

Kim Soyong at the Birds Eye View film festival

From the website of the Birds Eye View Film Festival, a festival of emerging woman filmmakers: In Between Days So Yong Kim, Canada/Korea, 2006, 85′ event total 95′ Subtitled Friday 9th March ICA CINEMA 2: 8.30PM Monday 12th March ICA CINEMA 2: 8.30PM “A slow-burning and memorable gem on the loneliness of a stranger in […]