The Korean Film Festival in Australia (KOFFIA) is back on the agenda! The 4th edition of this annual showcase of the best and latest in Korean cinema is about to begin! Presented by the Korean Cultural Office Australia and Samsung, this year’s festival will highlight the talented filmmakers, actors and actresses who make up this exciting industry known as Hallyuwood. It’s time to mark the dates in your diary, select the films you want to see, and prepare to be amazed by The Many Faces of Korean cinema!
The festival will showcase 17 feature films and many short films, in over 50 screenings across Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne during August and September. KOFFIA 2013 will open with the heartfelt romance A Werewolf Boy, and will close with Choi Dong-hoon’s heist blockbuster The Thieves (labelled the Korean Ocean’s Eleven).
Other highlights from the festival include, Kim Ki-duk’s Pieta, winner of the Golden Lion at the Venice International Film Festival in 2012; and critically acclaimed indie film Pluto, including a special guest appearance in Sydney from director, Shin Su-won.
Aug 14-18, Event Cinemas, Myer Centre, Brisbane
Aug 21-29, Event Cinemas, George Street, Sydney
Sept 5-11, ACMI Cinemas, Australian Centre for the Moving Image, Federation Square, Melbourne
You can browse the full programme and buy tickets at: http://koffia.com.au/programs/2013-film-line-up/