Tokyo Highlights Korean Indies
The Theatre Image Forum in the Shibuya district of Tokyo introduced the unique world of Korean independent films to Japanese audiences last week. Titled Korean Independent Cinema 2007, the event ran August 25th – 31st, showcasing three feature-length and 31 short films, drawing large crowds.
Korean Movies Dominate Box Office
Eight Korean movies are among the top ten box office draws heading into the last week of August.
According to box office statistics, the films "May 18" and "D-War" have made the strongest showing.
The historical drama "May 18", which tells the story of the May 18 Gwangju Democratization Moveme,...More
Hallyu Gala Underway in Moscow
The 2007 Korea-Russia Exchange Festival currently underway in Moscow is significant in that it marks an attempt by the Korean culture boom of Hallyu to set root in a new territory other than China, Japan and Southeast Asia. While film and drama pop culture held strong appeal in Asia, a different str,...More
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