As a first-time feature film director, LEE received critical acclaim and numerous festival invites and awards with his short film “For the Peace of All Mankind” (1999). A witty and heartwarming portrayal of humanism during a life-threatening crisis, the film tells the story of a soldier set against a little girl on the enemy’s side during a war. In addition, his presentation of a street vendor who sells super glue in the short film “Super Glue” (2001) was noted for its seamless direction and comic touches
SG Wannabe singer enlists 2013/01/23, Source,
SG Wannabe singer Lee Seok-hoon began his two-year mandatory military service on Jan. 22. Lee turned up at the 306th Regiment located in Uijeongbu, Gyeonggi around 1 p.m. where he'll undertake basic military training for the next month before he joins the Army,...More
Four films and two shorts from South Korea showcased at Terracotta festival 2012/04/14, Source,
The Terracotta Far East Film Festival, London's premier festival celebrating Asian film, returns to the Prince Charles Cinema and will run from 12th-15th April 2012. Terracotta Far East Film Festival is an annual event which aim is to widen the audience for Far Eastern film in the UK and to further promote this genre to existing film fans. For this year's 4th edition, the festival aimed to emphasize the leading position and diversity of Korean cinema and will feature a panel of 4 films from different genre including blockbuster "My Way, Kim Ki-duk's "ARIRANG - Movie" and a Double Bill of Korean hit comedies,...More
Popular Korean Films Reflecting Social Issues 2012/02/08, Source,
Korean movies that tackle social issues head on have recently become the center of attention in the country. They not only portray reality, but also provoke discussions.
Arirang News correspondent Park Ji-won joins us in the studio, and analyzes two films that are now screening here in Korea, which are now raising questions about Korea's political and legal conditions. Hello, Ji-won.
[Reporter : jiwon] Hello, Sean. Hello, Jihae. Today, I'd like to talk about two very popular Korean films, "Dancing Queen", and "Unbowed".,...More
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