|Kim Ki-duk's Pieta|
The Korea Society, in collaboration with Bamcinématek, will present the 11th New York Korean Film Festival (NYKFF) starting on Friday, February 22nd and concluding on Sunday, February 24th. The festival, which will feature eight films, opens with the U.S. premiere of Pieta on February 22nd at 7:00 PM, director Kim Ki-duk's latest award winning project that recently was awarded the Golden Lion Award at the 2012 Venice Film Festival. It is then followed by Jo Byeong-ok's All Bark, No Bite at 9:30 PM making it's U.S. premiere.
On Saturday February 23rd, the day starts off with Lee Seok-hoon's hit film Dancing Queen at 4:00 PM followed by director Choo Chang-min's award winning Masquerade at 6:30 PM and closing out with Jo Sung-Hee's A Werewolf Boy at 9:15 PM. On the final day of the Festival the day starts with the reshowing of Hong Sang-soo's critically acclaimed In Another Country at 2:00 PM. It is followed by Lee Yong-joo's beautiful first love story Architecture 101 at 4:30 PM and the festival closes out with Park Jeong-woo's medical mystery thriller, Deranged at 9:00 PM on Sunday February 24th.
All films are being shown at the Bam Rose Cinemas at 30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn. For more information you can check out the Korea Society website at www.koreasociety.org or Bam Rose Cinemas website at www.bam.org or call the cinemas at (718) 636-4100 x 1.