Celebrating its 11th year in the making, the annual Korean Film Festival returns to the big screens featuring the best of Korean cinematography for all to enjoy.
Themed “Beyond Sports, Chasing a Dream”, the 2017 screening line-up will showcase the best of all genres, from box office hits to hidden treasures like “The Himalayas” and “Run-Off ” starring renowned actors and rising stars alike. Best of all, admission is free for the public with limited tickets available for each screening. Simply register your interest to redeem the complimentary tickets!
Update: Tickets for all screenings happening this week (27, 28 & 29 Oct) have been fully redeemed!
2017 Korean Film Festival: Line Up
28 Oct, Sat, 4.15pm | 29 Oct, Sun, 7pm
Featuring as the opening for this year’s Korean Film Festival, the movie centres around an odd group of women, including a North Korean defector, a short track skater and a middle school student, who comes together to form South Korea’s first female ice hockey team.
Green Days (PG)
29 Oct, Sun, 4.30pm | 4 Nov, Sat, 4.30pm
Straying away from high-tech computer graphics and three-dimensional techniques, the animated film was HAND-DRAWN in pencil with 14 animators using 100,000-plus sheets over a period of 11years. The film features a nostalgic coming-of-age story about a high school girl who struggles to find meaning in her existence and learns to confront her biggest fears.
Fourth Place (PG)
4 Nov, Sat, 7pm | 5 Nov, Sun, 4.15pm
Disappointed with his repeated 4th place ranking in competitions, the talented young swimmer Joon-Ho (Yoo Jae-Sang) is paired with a new swimming coach, Kwang-Soo (Park Hae-Joon) by his mother. In his first competition under the new coach, Joon-Ho placed 2nd but with a body noticeably full of bruises.
28 Oct, Sat, 7pm | 5 Nov, Sun, 7pm
Once a legendary professional bowler, Chul-Jong (Yoo Ji-Tae) finds himself disconnected from the world when a devastating car accident ended his pro career. The story takes for a turn when Chul-Jong spots an autistic young man named Young-Hoon (David Lee) who showcases unlimited potential as a bowler.
The Himalayas (PG)
27 Oct, Fri, 7pm | 3 Nov, Fri, 7pm
A tear-jerking film based on a true story. Wanting to staying true to the word, “I will bring you home” mountaineer Um Hong-gil (Hwang Jung-min) and his expedition team set out to find the body of Park Moo-taek (Kim In-kwon) who died climbing the Himalayas.
Public screenings of the movie line-up will run over 2 consecutive weekends from 27 October to 5 November, at Shaw Theatres Lido.
– Admission is free, but limited.
– Limited to 2 tickets per film, subjected to availability.
– Registration (via email) is required for ticket redemption
– All unclaimed tickets will be released to stand-by guests, 15 minutes prior to show time – Kindly assist with a quick survey upon ticket collection at the venue on screening day
RSVP your tickets at [email protected] with the following particulars:-
Screening Date and Time:
No. of tickets required (Max 2):
The 11th Korean Film Festival is organized by the Embassy of the Republic of Korea and the Korea Foundation.
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