In 1990, the American academic Joseph Nye coined the term "soft power". This referred to nations winning friends and influencing people through the attraction,...More
"The Housemaid" sold to 15 countries at Cannes 2010/05/25, Source,
Korean erotic thriller "The Housemaid - 2010" [Sidus F&H]
Korean film "The Housemaid - 2010" caught the attention of numerous foreign buyers at the Cannes Film Market, selling to a total 15 countries at the event held in time with the Cannes Film Festival.
A press release by Sidus F&H announced that at the Film Market held during the film fest into its 63rd year, the erotic thriller was sold to France, Italy, Germany, Greece, Russia, Israel, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, New Zealand, Australia, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore and Thailand,...More
Korean Cinema Taking Root in World Academia 2010/04/28, Source,
By Lee Hyo-won Staff Reporter In recent years, South Korean cin ema has established a notable place on the world map ― two local titles will be competing at the Cannes Film Festival next month. Moreover, the recognition is beginning to branch out of the festival circuit into underground youth culture, and finally, academia. Before examining the phenomenon, it is interesting to note Japan’s example: cultural content such as manga (comic books) and anime have long become mainstream entertainment while many institutes of higher education place importance on Japanese studies. This can be seen as partially the result of when people who discover the magic of manga as kids grow up to become specialists in Japanese history and culture, according to John Duncan, professor and director of the Center for Korean Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA),...More
Kim Yoon-jin to arrive in Korea today 2010/04/21, Source,
Picture of Korean actress Kim Yoon-jin [L'Oreal]
Actress Kim Yoon-jin will be arriving in Korea today, attending an event later in the week which will mark her first public appearance since getting married last month.
"Kim will be flying in today to attend a function on Sunday held by L'Oreal for which she currently is the spokesmodel", said an official at her agency Zion Entertainment, adding that she will also greet her fans for a short time during the event,...More
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