Korean Cinema Now is a supreme platform for contemporary Korean cinema, screening the diversity and vitality of one of the most exciting world cinemas in the 21st century. Korean Cinema Now spans the length of the winter term, and showcases the best and brightest of contemporary popular Korean cinema.
October 23 at 7:30 PM. Part of the Ann Arbor Korean Independent Film Festival presented by the Nam Center for Korean Studies.
As a result of certain policies in Japan that are of a discriminatory nature, Korean schools in Japan have difficulty receiving any support from the Japanese government. Nevertheless, 18 years after it was first formed, the rugby team of the Osaka Korean High School heads into their games with the motto ‘One, Trust, Victory’ while embracing the hopes of the 600,000 Korean people who reside in Japan. All eyes are...
Saturday, October 25 at 2 PM. Part of the Ann Arbor Korean Independent Film Festival presented by the Nam Center for Korean Studies.
In 1994 Korea, notorious serial killers were caught. They had killed 6 people, and made one of the hostages to participate in the murders by force. They even ate the corpse before they burned them off. These unforgettable killers were called JIJON Clan and Koreans still remember them as the most infamous criminals in history. JIJON Clan was finally sentenced to death. About 20 years have passed, the film...
October 25 at 7:30 PM. Part of the Ann Arbor Korean Independent Film Festival presented by the Nam Center for Korean Studies.
The director’s little sister comes home pregnant, deciding to be an un-wed single mom. Her mother defends her while her father becomes sour. The little sister decides to raise the child in Canada as she never felt welcome in her parent’s homeland, South Korea. Through precious home video footage and the director’s personal journey of rediscovering the lives of family members, this film focuses on a family’s...