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Tue, October 3, 2023 | 17:06
Jun Ji-hyun dating hanbok designer’s grandson
Actress Jun Ji-hyun is dating the grandson of famed “hanbok” (Korean traditional costume) designer Lee Young-hee, local press announced Thursday.
Local films foray into Chinese market
The past year has seen .....
‘Unbowed’ brings gripping, honest realism
Korea has recently seen the transformative power of cinema, as the dramatization of an actual sexual abuse case in “Silenced” (“Dogani” in Korean, a.k.a. “The Crucible”) ignited public outrage and eventually compelled a reinvestigation of the events.
Smartphone film fest accepting submissions
A local film festival is accepting submissions of short works shot with a smartphone beginning next month.
’Sector 7’ is highest grossing Korean film in China
The Korean 3D monster movie “Sector 7” became the highest grossing local movie to open in China, its distributor CJ E&M Pictures said Tuesday.
Archive spotlights ’60s literary films
Cinephiles will have a rare chance to look at some of Korea’s hallmark 1960s “literature films.”
Exhibition reinstates beauty of Joseon paper flowers
What is a rose without fragrance? Artificial flowers are widely regarded as substitutes that can never
’Korea must grant Chinese residents dual citizenship’
“Jajangmyeon,” the local spinoff of Chinese noodles in black bean sauce, has been a staple here for eating out or ordering in. This exemplifies the cultural impact of “hwagyo,” or Chinese expats (“huaqiao” in Chinese), who have been living in Korea for over a century.
Director aims to ’de-deify’ Lee Min-jung
The greatest challenge working with Lee Min-jung, according to director Kwon Chil-in, was to strip the actress of her “goddess” image.
Dance meets literature, theater
The Korea National Contemporary Dance Company (KNCDC) will revive its critically acclaimed interpretation of Peter Shaffer’s play “Equus” starting tonight in Seoul, offering a unique combination of dance with literary and theatrical elements.
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