Saturday, April 23, 2011

Cinema on the Park - Korean Film Night (April to June 2011 Schedule)

It wasn't so long ago that the KOFFIA team launched a free Korean film night at our new home, the Korean Cultural Office, in Sydney. Now we are pleased to be able to share the complete lineup for the next quarter.

Each and every Thursday (baring public holidays and special events) will be "Cinema on the Park", showcasing a diverse range of Korean cinema for Sydneysiders.

Quarter 2 (April - June) Schedule
Date Film Director Year Theme
April 7 Ha Ha Ha
Sang-soo Hong
Farewell to Good Friends
April 14 The Road
Chang-ho Bae
Farewell to the Past
April 21
NO SCREENING (Easter Break)
April 28 Take Care of My Cat
Jae-eun Jeong
Farewell to Innocence
May 5 My Mother, the Mermaid
Heung-shik Park
Contemporary Art: The Beauty of Korea
May 12 Oh! Brothers
Yong-hwa Kim
Contemporary Art: The Values of Korea
May 19 Passage to Buddha
Sung-woo Jang
Contemporary Art: The Spirituality of Korea
May 26 Hwang Jin Yi
Yoon-hyun Chang
Contemporary Art: The History of Korea
June 2 Wonderful Days
Moon-saeng Kim
War in Film: The Pending Future
June 9
NO SCREENING (Sydney Film Festival)
June 16 The Last Witness
Du-yong Lee
War in Film: The Looming Past
June 23 Welcome to Dongmakgol
Kwang-hyun Park
War in Film: The Never Never
June 30 Take Off!
Yong-hwa Kim
Special Screening: Winter Olympics Announcement!

Cinema on the Park at the KCO
  • What: Weekly free Korean film night
  • When: Every Thursday night at 6:30pm
  • Where: Korean Cultural Office, Ground Floor 255 Elizabeth St, Sydney, NSW. 
  • Who: All are welcome!
  • Why: So those that love Korean film can watch films, meet up and chat together.
  • How: Just turn up, no bookings are necessary. (Note: doors lock at 6:45pm for security purposes).

Our Korean Cinema Club aims to connect those people that attend the Korean Cultural Office film night or film festival and get them talking. Get together for a cup of coffee, watch a DVD, and chat about the latest blockbusters from Korea. The cinema club will be open to anyone who loves Hallyuwood!

* Attend 5 Screenings of CINEMA ON THE PARK to earn a FREE TICKET to the KOREAN FILM FESTIVAL!

UP NEXT: Jeong Jae-Eun's Take Care of My Cat (2001)

Richard is a KOFFIA Blog Editor and a  Marketing Assistant for KOFFIA.  He can be contacted via email on

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