Korean Cinema Now

The Battle of Jangsari

The Battle of Jangsari

Plays Saturday, February 22 at 1:00 PM 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 1950, over 700 student soldiers with only two weeks of boot camp training are deployed to open a path for the larger Incheon Landing Operation. This battle helped to turn the tide of the war against the communist backed forces from the North.

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Hotel by the River

Hotel by the River

Plays Saturday, February 29 at 1:00 PM 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!

Convinced he’s on the verge of death, an aging poet invites his two bickering sons to an isolated hotel for a final goodbye.

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My Name is Kim Bok-Dong

My Name is Kim Bok-Dong

Plays Saturday, March 21 at 1:00 PM 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!

My Name Is Kim Bok-dong” focuses on Kim’s life and struggles in fighting to get the Japanese government to take legal responsibility for the comfort women, admit its forceful nature and formally apologize directly to the victims since reporting herself as a victim in 1992.

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House of Hummingbird

House of Hummingbird

Plays Saturday, April 4 at 1:00 PM 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 1994 Seoul when the Seongsu Bridge collapses, 14-year-old Eunhee wanders the city and searches for love.

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