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Korean Film Festival
June 26, 2013 until June 29, 2013

We are proud to present, in collaboration with the Embassy of the Republic of Korea (Ottawa) and Ciné-Asia (Montreal), this first edition of the Korean Film Festival that highlights new and cutting-edge Korean films and filmmakers. Since 2003, the film industry of Korea has emerged as a powerful worldwide force, capturing prizes at international film festivals and racking up massive box office revenues domestically.

Over four consecutive nights in June, the Korean Film Festival presents the Ottawa premieres of some of the best works in contemporary Korean cinema. All films are presented in Korean with English sub-titles.

Korean Week in Ottawa: June 25 - July 1
In commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of Korea-Canada Diplomatic Relations and the 60th Anniversary of the Korean War Armistice, the Embassy of the Republic of Korea and the City of Ottawa have announced the launch of “Korea Week” from Tuesday, June 25 to Monday, July 1, 2013. The full listing events can be found on the website for the Embassy of the Republic of Korea to Canada.

Year of Korea
2013 has officially been designated the Year of Korea in Canada. This specially-designated Year aims to highlight Korea's culture, traditions, and diversity, and celebrate the contributions of the Korean community to Canadian society. The Year of Korea in Canada will feature a number of cultural and artistic events across the country, one of which is this film festival.

Touring Program
The Korean Film Festival, with an emphasis on flexibility and mobility, is being presented as a touring film festival. This year's participating cities include Ottawa, Montreal, Calgary, Edmonton, and Regina. Participating cities and the number of films shown may change every year, and in this way will allow the public to be exposed to and discover the unique media works of Asian artists in film and video. The KFF will foster the rising attention of Korean films not only in Canada, but internationally. Fore more information, visit koreanfilm.ca.


Program:
Jang Hun  •  South Korea  •  2012  •  133 min
Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 7:00 pm, Auditorium, 395 Wellington St.
Korean, with English sub-titles
 
KIM Han-min  •  South Korea  •  2011  •  122 min
Thursday, June 27, 2013, 7:00 pm, Auditorium, 395 Wellington St.
Korean, with English sub-titles
 
Lee Yong-Joo  •  South Korea  •  2012  •  118 min
Friday, June 28, 2013, 7:00 pm, Auditorium, 395 Wellington St.
Korean, with English sub-titles
 
South Korea  •  2011-2012  •  95 min
Friday, June 28, 2013, 9:15 pm, Auditorium, 395 Wellington St.
Korean, with English sub-titles
 
BONG Joon-Ho  •  South Korea  •  2009  •  128 min
Saturday, June 29, 2013, 7:00 pm, Auditorium, 395 Wellington St.
Korean, with English sub-titles