Bandhobi is being shown as part of Duke University's Screen/Society—Cine-East: East Asian Cinema.
Bandhobi is a South Korean indie film about a frustrated and rebellious 17-year old high school Korean girl, Min-seo, who lives in a small apartment with her mother and her mother's penniless lover. She hates her mother's lover and doesn't understand both of them. She becomes friends with Karim, a 29-year old Muslim migrant worker from Bangladesh who has to leave Korea in a month. Before departing, he is desperately searching for his ex-boss to receive his unpaid salary. The title means "female friend" in Bengali.
This screening is FREE and open to the public.
Directed by: Shin Dong-II, 2009.
In Korean with English subtitles.
Running Time: 1 hrs 47 mins.
Show time at 7:00 PM. We'll meet outside the auditorium about 15 mins before, then find seats together. Afterwards, we can go to Alivia's Durham Bistro at 900 W Main St.
Parking Info: There is parking for White Hall on Campus Dr or nearby street parking in neighborhood on W Trinity Ave. There is free parking across the street for Alivia's for those that are interested in post film gathering.