LEE'S SHORT FILMS SUCH AS "Torso" and "Love" received several important prizes in Korea, while "Umbrella", "Soul" and "Ashes in the Thicker" have screened at prestigious animation festivals in Hiroshima and Annecy. In 2002, his first feature-length animation < My Beautiful Girl, Mari > was named the Grand Prix winner at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival, the first Korean film ever to receive such an honor.
2nd London Korean Film Festival Starts 2007/11/01, Source, 15 Korean films are being showcased this November at the 2nd annual London Korean Film Festival, screening at the Barbican in London's financial district. Opening the weeklong festival, which runs the 2nd to the 8th, is Kim Ki-duk's 2007 Canne,...More
A Fresh Start for Korean Cinema: Overview of the First Half of 2007 2007/07/23, Source, Korean films have delved into new topics and covered a wide range of genres the first half of the year. Coming off of a disappointing year at the box office, the Korean film industry has answered with a number of truly noteworthy works of art. Although many of the films released this year were fun,...More
Art House Venue in Seoul Tempts Foreigners 2007/05/08, Source, Korean film distribution company Mirovision has built an intimate state of the art theater that will run Korean independent and artistically oriented foreign films. The 10 year old film company says it is dedicated to bringing the best of alternative cinema to Seoul audiences, and its 120 seat venu,...More
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