The London Korean Film Festival Announces A Very Special Series of FREE Entry Films and Events this August
The London Korean Film Festival (LKFF) announces a very special series of free entry films and events on 11-12 & 18-19 August 2018 showcasing exemplary pieces of independent documentary filmmaking from Korea.
Based around themes of social justice and political resistance, this unique documentary programme will see acclaimed directors Kim Dong Won and Song Yun-hyeok present their films across two weekends, joined by noted critic Nam In Young for a selection of free screenings, panel discussions, and in-depth conversations.
The LKFF are delighted to bring Kim Dong Won to the UK to present a selection of his works from the past four decades along with films by two young filmmakers actively involved in documentary film collectives, Park Bae-il and Song Yun-hyeok.
All screenings and events are free to attend (note: pre-booking is essential and some are sold out already):
11 Aug SAT / Birkbeck Cinema
11:30am A Slice Room (Song Yun-hyeok, 2016 / 69min) SOLD OUT
2:30pm The Sanggyedong Olympics (Kim Dong Won, 1988 / 27min) & The Six Day Fight in Myeong-Dong Cathedral (Kim Dong Won, 1997 / 74min)
12 Aug SUN / Birkbeck Cinema
1:30pm: Repatriation (Kim Dong Won, 2003 / 148min)
4:45pm: Documentary Roundtable (Participants: Nam In Young, Kim Dong Won, & Song Yun-hyeok. Moderator: Chris Berry) SOLD OUT
18 Aug SAT / KCC Theatre
3pm Soseongri (Park Bae-il, 2017 / 87min)
19 Aug SUN / KCC Theatre
3pm Jung Il-woo, My Friend (Kim Dong Won, 2017 / 85min)
Birkbeck Cinema: 43 Gordon Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 0PD
KCCUK: 1-3 Strand, London WC2N 5BW
The London Korean Film Festival 2018 Documentary Fortnight: ‘Another World We Are Making’ 11-12 & 18-19 August