2019 Korean Film Festival celebrates 100th year anniversary of Korean Cinema
July 11, 2019
Global Korean Post
Celebrating the 100th year anniversary of Korean cinema, 2019 Korean Film Festival took place in Toronto.
The Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Toronto in partnership with the Korean Film Council presented the 2019 Korean Film Festival from July 5-6, 2019 at the TIFF Bell Light Box Cinema 3.
This year’s festival presents five acclaimed Korean feature films:
- Take Off 2,
- Mal Mo E: The Secret Mission,
- Joint Security Area,
- Detective K: Secret of the Lost Island,
- DONGJU: The Portrait of a Poet.
On July 5, there was a reception with V.I.P. and followed by opening ceremony.
The opening film was Mal Mo E: The Secret Mission, which is historical drama, set in the 1940’s when Korea was under Japanese occupation when Korean people were banned from speaking their own language during that time.
The Korean Film Festival is held annually to provide audiences with a unique opportunity to experience and enjoy authentic Korean cinema here in Toronto.
The screenings are free and open to the public.
ⓒGlobal Korean Post