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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 … [Read More]

North Korean labourers in Russia

North Koreans labouring in Russia's timber camps: the UK connection, on Newsnight tonight: # The full video can now be viewed here # Note the Hwang Byung-ki soundtrack. And another BBC report from Vladivostok, ten years later [Read More]

Koryo Saram – the Unreliable People

Report of a documentary film screening at SOAS on 2 May, by Michael Rank Koryo Saram – The Unreliable People is a fascinating one-hour documentary about the 200,000 ethnic Koreans who were deported to Kazakhstan by Stalin in 1937. It includes archive footage never seen before outside the former Soviet Union as well as interviews … [Read More]

Free documentary screening: Koryo Saram

Date: Wednesday, 2 May 2007 Time: 17.00-19.00 Title: Koryo Saram – The Unreliable People (one hour documentary film)* Director: Y. David Chung Director of Photography and Editor: Matt Dibble Executive Producer: Meredith Woo Historical Consultant: German Kim (Kazakh State University) Venue: Khalili Lecture Theatre, Main Building, SOAS *The screening will be followed by a Q&A … [Read More]