The 21st Fukuoka Asian Film Festival opens June 29th and will run through July 8th in Fukuoka, Japan. This film festival started in 1987 to discover and nurture new filmmakers from all over Asia. This year, 14 films from nine nations will be introduced at the festival.
An interview on Korea's enigmatic director Kim Ki-duk conducted by French film critic Antoine Coppola will be presented at the festival. The directors of the Korean films also plan to attend Q&A session following the showings of their films to answer questions from the audience.
Debates Over "Gangnam Moms" 2007/06/28 (Source) New SBS soap opera called "Catching Up with Moms in Gangnam" (most affluent districts of Seoul in the south of the Han River) premiered on June 25 (written by Kim Hyeon-hee, produced by Hong Chang-wook, Monday and Tuesday at 9:55 p.m.). Afterward, debates over the education frenzy of Gangnam moms er,...More
[Talk of the town] Stealing words? 2007/06/27 (Source) Korean TV dramas, especially the highly popular ones on SBS-TV, keep getting sucked into the quicksand of plagiarism. "War of Money", currently one of the most popular TV dramas, has been accused of plagiarism by novelist Heo Yun-ho, who wrote "The Money War". Heo has filed a complaint in a Seoul co,...More
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