Excavator screens at the East End Film Festival

Yay! It’s that new word I learned at the Ansan Street Arts Festival last year, coming round again as the title of a movie, receiving its UK premiere as part of the East End Film Festival. Bizarrely, imdb and hancinema have the English title as Fork Lane. Poclain => 포크레인 => Fork Lane… Don’t you […]

Family Ties with Director Q&A at the KCC

Last year the Thames Festival provided the opportunity for a couple of collateral events in the form of concerts by Winterplay and Baramgot. This year, director Kim Tae-yong is over for the screening of the restored silent film Crossroads of Youth, and will stay to answer questions after the KCC’s screening on Monday of his […]

Family Ties to screen at KCC

The next film to feature at the KCC is Family Ties, also known as Birth of a Family (가족의 탄생), starring one of my favourite actresses, the talented Moon So-ri (below right). Synopsis Mi-ra, who runs a small snack food restaurant, has a trouble-maker brother, Hyung-chul. After being discharged from the military, he goes missing. […]