17th London Korean Film Festival Announces 2022 Dates and Opening Film “Alienoid”

The world’s longest-operating film festival devoted to Korean cinema, the&nbspLondon Korean Film Festival (LKFF)&nbspreturns with its 17th edition.&nbspLKFF&nbspwill run from&nbsp3 November&nbsp&#8211&nbsp17 November 2022&nbspin cinema venues across London.

With the greatest programme devoted to Korean cinema outdoors of the nation itself, the festival is proud to return with an thrilling programme of&nbsp35+ films across strands like Cinema Now, Particular Concentrate, Soon after Dark: K-Horror, Indie Talents, Women’s Voices, Documentary, Shorts and Artist Video.

Korean Sci-fi film,&nbspChoi Dong-hoon&amprsquors&nbspAlienoid&nbspopens the festival on&nbsp3rd November&nbspat the Institute for Modern Arts (ICA) with the director in attendance. A box workplace hit in Korea starring major talent like&nbspRyu Jun-yeol,&nbspKim Woo-bin&nbspand&nbspKim Tae-ri, the LKFF Opening is the film’s UK premiere.

The programme incorporates a Particular Concentrate strand devoted to internationally celebrated, acclaimed actress&nbspKang Soo-yeon. Beloved inside Korea as a young actor,&nbspKang&nbspbecame nicely recognized on the international stage with her breakout part in&nbspIm Kwon-taek’s&nbspThe Surrogate Lady&nbspin 1987.&nbspKang&nbspwon the Volpi Cup for Greatest Actress at the 44th Venice International Film Festival for her part, generating her the initially Korean actor to acquire an award at a main international film festival. Regarded as a national treasure,&nbspKang&nbsppassed away on 7th May perhaps 2022 of a cerebral hemorrhage at the age of 55.

Founder and former chairman of the&nbspBusan International Film Festival,&nbspKim Dong-ho&nbspand&nbspDirector of the Korean Film Archive, Kim Hong-joon&nbspwill be participating in the Forum occasion devoted to&nbspKang&nbspand the Korea’s cinema landscape of her era.&nbspKang&nbspwas the co-director of&nbspBIFF&nbspfrom 2015-2017.

LKFF is proud to reveal this year’s LKFF artwork created by Korean duo Hong Eunjoo and Kim Hyungjae.

Eunji Lee, Film Curator London Korean Film Festival: “We are proud to be back exclusively in cinemas for this landmark 17th edition. The LKFF is celebrating this milestone with a exclusive programme of UK and European premieres of culturally vital titles from Sci-fi spectacle as nicely as a lot more low-important cinematic beauty. For the initially time in two years, our festival will see a bigger quantity of guests in attendance. This year we are pleased to welcome several prominent filmmakers and scholars from Korea, joining us for reside introductions and Q&ampAs. You can really feel the joy of discovery with all the Korean films across the nine strands and accompanying specific events.”

Screenings at final year’s festival have been really nicely received by audiences, closely promoting out at eight cinema venues. This year’s festival returns to ten cinemas inside London and two regional venues:&nbspCine Lumiere, Garden Cinema, Lux, Rio Cinema, V&ampA Museum, ICA, Genesis Cinema, Picturehouse Central, Regent Street Cinema and House Manchester and Glasgow Film Theatre.

Complete LKFF2022 programme information will be announced shortly like screenings, introductions, Q&ampAs and a lot more.

The 17th London Korean Film Festival 2022 will take spot from&nbsp3 November&nbsp&#8211&nbsp17 November.

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