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[HanCinema's Digest] Cinema Snippets

2015/04/04 | 376 views | Permalink

Cinema Scope mention's "Memories of Murder" in the decade's Top Ten film, "What's Korean Cinema?" talks about the prolific filmmaker Im Kwon-taek and others, the 5th Beijing International Film Festival announces four Korean films, and a filmmaking workshop for immigrant women starts soon.

"Cinema Scope Top Ten Films of the Decade"

Bong Joon-ho's measured masterpiece "Memories of Murder" (2003) claimed a spot in Cinema Scope's "Top Ten Films of Decade", featuring alongside films like David Lynch's "Mulholland Drive" (2001) and Edward Yang's "Yi Yi: A One and a Two" (2000).

Has there been a better South Korean film in the last decade, or is Bong's brilliant drama the South's pick of the past ten years?




"What's Korean Cinema? 14 – "The General's Son" & 'Going by the Book'"

This episode is from late last year, but master moviemakers and great films are always worth noting. In this episode, the team return to talks on the prolific Im Kwon-taek, specifically "The General's Son" (1990), chat about Jung Jae-young and his works ("Castaway on the Moon"), and also turn their attention to "Going by the Book" (2007) by Ra Hee-chan.



"Beijing International Film Festival Appoints Kim Ki-duk for Jury"

The Beijing International Film Festival recently announced its 2015 program, and thus far four Korea films have been revealed. Kim Ki-duk was also selected as an industry professional to sit on the jury of judges for this, the festival's 5th celebration of cinema.


"Filmmaking workshop for immigrant women"

There will be a workshop starting on April 25th in Yongsan for immigrant women interested in filmmaking. The workshop consists of 12 weeks of classes and will run until early July.


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