The Korean Film Festival 2018 in Colombo | Sunday Observer

The Korean Film Festival 2018 in Colombo

The Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Sri Lanka and the Korea Foundation will co-host the Korean Film Festival 2018 from October 12 to October 15 at the National Film Corporation (NFC) Theatre, Colombo 7, in partnership with the National Film Corporation of Sri Lanka. Admission is free of charge.

On the first day of the Korean Film Festival, October 12, the film will be screened at 6:30 pm. The opening film will be “KUNDO : Age of the Rampant” (action, 2014), a periodic film starring the most popular Korean actors.

On the second and third day (October 13 and 14), the screening time is 3 pm. “A Hard Day” (Crime/Thriller/Comedy, 2014) which gives the audience a thrilling and entertaining experience will be screened on Saturday. “Nameless Gangster: Rules of Time” (Crime, 2012), a Korean Noir film based on Korea in the 1980s with some humour, will be shown on Sunday.

On the last day (Monday, October 15), “Clown of a Salesman” (Drama, 2015) will be screened at 6:30 pm. It is a touching story discussing the issue of loneliness faced by parents.

The festival hopes to provide Sri Lankans an opportunity to better understand Korea’s culture and society through the medium of contemporary films.

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