Showcase of Korean Movies in Japan

The Korean Film Council will hold a showcase of Korean movies in Japan to introduce Korean cinematography in the neighboring country.

Nine outstanding films will be screened in Japan Dec. 8-14 under the auspices of the Japanese company Cinequanon, which has contributed greatly to promoting the Korean Wave.

The nine movies include "200 Pounds Beauty", which is to open in Japan Dec. 15, as well as "Family Ties" ("The Birth of a Family") by director Kim Tae-yong, "Paradise Murdered" by Kim Han-min, "Beyond the Years" by Im Kwon-taek, "Bunt" by Park Gyoo-tae, the documentary film "Flight" ("Bi-sang") by Im Yoo-cheol, Hwang Dong-hyuk's "My Father", Lee Hae-yeong and Lee Hae-joon's "Like A Virgin" and Kim Myeong-joon's documentary film "Our School".

A forum entitled "The Power of Movies Beyond National Boundaries" will be held Dec. 9 with Cinequanon CEO Lee Bong-woo in attendance.