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Korean Film Festival DC 2011 - FilmFest DC Movies

Below are the upcoming movies as of April 11, 2011. First is Korean Film Festival, and below that are the FilmFest movies from South Korea.

Korean Film Festival DC 2011 Schedule

All films are 35mm, in color, and in Korean with English subtitles. For more details visit the official Smithsonian website.

* FGA = Freer Gallery of Art
* AFI = AFI Silver Theatre

Secret Reunion (dir.: Jang Hun, 2010, 116 min.)
Friday, April 8, 7 PM, FGA

Breathless (dir.: Yang Ik-june, 2008, 130 min.)
Sunday, April 10, 2 PM, FGA

Possessed (dir.: Lee Yong-ju, Korea, 2009, 106 min.)
Friday, April 15, 7 PM, FGA

Hahaha (dir.: Hong Sang-soo, 2010, 115 min.)
Sunday, April 17, 2 PM, FGA

Poetry (dir.: Lee Chang-dong, 2010, 139 min.)
Friday, April 22, 7 PM, FGA

Old Partner (dir.: Lee Chung-ryoul, 2008, 78 min.)
Sunday, April 24, 1 PM, FGA

Oki’s Movie (dir.: Hong Sang-soo, 2010, 80 min.)
Sunday, April 24, 3 PM, FGA

Paju (dir.: Park Chan-ok, 2009, 111 min.)
Friday, April 29, 7 PM, FGA

The Housemaid (dir.: Im Sang-soo, 2010, 107 min.)
Friday, May 6, 7 PM, FGA
Saturday, May 7, 5:30 PM, AFI
In Person: Im Sang-soo, director

A Good Lawyer’s Wife (dir.: Im Sang-soo, 2003, 104 min.)
Saturday, May 7, 1 PM, FGA
Sunday, May 8, 4:45 PM, AFI
In Person: Im Sang-soo, director

The President’s Last Bang (dir.: Im Sang-soo, 2005, 104 min.)
Sunday, May 8, 2 PM, FGA
In Person: Im Sang-soo, director

I Saw the Devil (dir.: Kim Ji-woon, 2010, 143 min.)
Saturday, May 14, 9:30 PM, AFI
Monday, May 16, 8:15 PM, AFI

The Housemaid (dir.: Kim Ki-young, 1960, 108 min., B&W)
Sunday, May 15, 2 PM, FGA

Woman of Fire '82 (dir.: Kim Ki-young, 121 min.)
Friday, May 20, 7 PM, FGA

Carnivore (dir.: Kim Ki-young, 1984, 105 min.)
Sunday, May 22, 2 PM, FGA

Scandal Makers (dir.: Kang Hyung-chul, 2008, 108 min.)
Monday, May 23, 6:30 PM, AFI
Wednesday, May 25, 6:30 PM, AFI

Actresses (dir.: E. J-yong, 2009, 104 min.)
Sunday, June 5, 5:15 PM, AFI
Wednesday, June 8, 7 PM, AFI

FilmFest - South Korean Movies


The Actresses E J-yong - South Korea - 104 mins

Six actresses are brought together on Christmas eve for a once-in-a-lifetime Vogue magazine cover shoot. Of course, when working with actresses and their respective entourages and demands, anything can happen. Shot documentary-style, The Actresses is rife with industry jokes, low blows, egos, and insecurities.

Friday, April 15 6:30 PM Landmark's E Street Cinema $11.00
Saturday, April 16 6:30 PM Landmark's E Street Cinema $11.00

A Brand New Life Ounie Lecomte - South Korea, France - 92 mins

Little Jin-hee (Kim Sae-ron) sports a sweet, mischievous and open smile for her father, who takes her shopping in the open market and then to dinner. Of him we see only a hand to hold, a jacket dangling at Jin-hee's eye level, or the back she clings to as they ride home on a bicycle. The next day, they take a bus to Jin-hee's future. Ounie Lecomte's ... more

Friday, April 8 6:30 PM Landmark's E Street Cinema $11.00
Saturday, April 9 6:45 PM Landmark's E Street Cinema $11.00

The Man from Nowhere Lee Jeong-Beom - South Korea - 119 mins

A huge summer hit in Korea, The Man from Nowhere is a well-plotted action thriller made with energy, taste, and heart. Cha Tae-Shik (Won Bin) is a shadowy figure hiding from the world as the half-hearted owner of a small pawnshop in Seoul. His only human contact is with his neighbors, a sleazy nightclub dancer and her neglected young daughter, ... more

Sunday, April 10 2:00 PM Landmark's E Street Cinema $11.00
Monday, April 11 8:45 PM Landmark's E Street Cinema $11.00 at box office

Painted Fire Im Kwon-taek - South Korea - 117 mins

Korean master Im Kwon-taek shared the best director prize at Cannes in 2002 for this old-fashioned, beautifully crafted biopic of painter Jang Seung-up, who was born in 1843 and disappeared 54 years later. Jang's life provides more than enough drama and historical incident for this rich evocation of Korea's past. Against the backdrop of Chinese and ... more

Wednesday, April 13 8:45 PM Regal Cinemas Gallery Place $11.00 Buy Tickets
Saturday, April 16 8:45 PM Landmark's E Street Cinema $11.00 Buy Tickets

The Recipe Anna Lee - South Korea - 104 mins

Mixing romance, crime, story, black comedy, missing-persons drama, modern fairy tale, and food to near perfection, The Recipe centers on a TV producer searching for the recipe for an enchanting spicy bean-curd stew—and its elusive creator. Producer Choi Yi-jin smells a scoop when he learns that mass murderer and famed fugitive Kim Jong-gu's ... more

Wednesday, April 13 6:30 PM Regal Cinemas Gallery Place $11.00
Thursday, April 14 6:30 PM Regal Cinemas Gallery Place $11.00


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