With Dada Chen at NYAFF 2013

With Dada Chen at NYAFF 2013
With Dada Chen at NYAFF 2013

Saturday, February 25, 2012

ACF 1358: NY Korean Film Festival ends tomorrow with three screenings

The 10th New York Korean Film Festival will conclude tomorrow night, Sunday, February 26th. Presented by The Korea Society in cooperation with partners BAM Cinématek and CJ Entertainment, the seven film festival showcases the popular and prolific in Korean film, featuring blockbusters, cutting-edge action, drama, and comedy.

Below is information about Sunday's screenings.
(For information about the two films that will be shown today, Saturday, click here.) 

Sunny
Directed by Kang Hyeong-cheol
With Yu Ho-jeong, Shim Eun-kyeong, Jin Hee-kyung, Kang So-ra, Hong Jin-hee
South Korea, 2011, 124 minutes
Korean with English subtitles
When: Sunday, February 26th, 2012 at 3:00 PM 
Where: Brooklyn Academy of Music's BAM Rose Cinema
30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn 
(Map and directions here)
Tickets here

Synopsis (courtesy The Korea Society): In Sunny, director Kang Hyeong-chul (Speedy Scandal) tells a tale about a group of high school friends who go their separate ways after a sudden accident. Twenty-five years later, Na-mi—who’s married and has a daughter but feels something missing in her life—runs into old friend Chun-hwa, and decides to seek out the others. With great performances and a charming storyline, Sunny was Korea’s biggest box-office hit in Korea 2011.

 Moss / Iggi
Directed by Kang Woo-suk
With Jeong jae-yeong, Park Hae-il, and Yu Hae-jin
South Korea, 2010, 163 minutes
Korean with English subtitles
When: Sunday, February 26th, 2012 at 5:45 PM 
Where: Brooklyn Academy of Music's BAM Rose Cinema
30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn 
(Map and directions here)
Tickets here

Synopsis (courtesy The Korea Society): Upon hearing news of his father’s death, Ryu Hae-guk travels to an isolated village, where he soon realizes that the increasingly threatening villagers are hiding something from him. The mystery behind his father’s death continues to unravel in this atmospheric thriller, as Ryu learns that his father was a savior to this small town and shared absolute power with the town chief.

 Glove
Directed by Kang Woo-suk
With Jeong Jae-young, Sun Yoo, Kang Shin-il
South Korea, 2011, 144 minutes
Korean with English subtitles
When: Sunday, February 26th, 2012 at 9:00 PM 
Where: Brooklyn Academy of Music's BAM Rose Cinema
30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn 
(Map and directions here)
Tickets here

Synopsis (courtesy The Korea Society): A hot-tempered former professional baseball player is sent to the countryside to coach a team of hearing-impaired players—all in an effort to avoid media coverage of his recent involvement in an assault case. At first, he’s skeptical but as he spends time with the players he starts to believe in them and decides to help them prepare for the nationals. 

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