Korean Cinema Now

I Can Speak

I Can Speak

Sat Mar 23 at 1pm at the Michigan. Part of the KOREAN CINEMA NOW Film Series presented by the Nam Center for Korean Studies. Free and open to the public!
Civil Servant Park Min-Jae (Lee Je-Hoon) gets transferred to a new district in Seoul. He is a young man of principle and diligent at his job. At his new ward office, Park Min-Jae gets inundated with civil complaints by grumpy, elderly resident Na Ok-Boom (Na Moon-Hee). He tries to appease her as best as he can. Meanwhile, Na Ok-Boom practices English when she’s not working at her

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The Spy Gone North

The Spy Gone North

Sat Apr 13 at 1pm at the Michigan. Part of the KOREAN CINEMA NOW Film Series presented by the Nam Center for Korean Studies. Free and open to the public!
In 1993, reports emerge that North Korea is developing nuclear weapons. Former South Korean military officer Park Suk-Young (Hwang Jung-Min) is recruited by the National Intelligence Service (NIS) to infiltrate the highest ranks in North Korea and learn about their program. He is given the code name “Black Venus.” Besides Park Suk-Young, only the South Korean President and

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