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Korean Film Nights 2017: A Talk on 'Homage Film' with Kim Hong-joon

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Birkbeck Institute for the Moving Image

43 Gordon Square

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WC1H 0PD

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The director of My Korean Cinema and La Vie en Rose, Kim Hong-joon, will be coming to London to give a special talk at Birkbeck Institute for the Moving Image. Kim's My Korean Cinema series of essay films presented an in-depth and entertaining look at the history of Korean cinema, and he will continue in a similar vein as he speaks about a few of his ‘homage films’ in relation to the idea of the ‘essay film’.

Excerpts from the following five short homage films will be presented:

  • The Cinematic World of Im Kwon-taek: Four Keywords-Tradition, Love, History and Road (2010)

  • 12 Shorts for Chung Chang-hwa Retrospective (2011)

  • Life Imitates Film: Looking Back on Choi Eun-hee (2013)

  • Kim Ki-deok: A Frontier-man of Chungmu-Ro (2016)

  • Ahn Sung-ki: A Persona of the Korean Cinema (2017)

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