Calling all lovers of Korean culture and film buffs in Australia!
The Korean Film Festival in Australia (KOFFIA) is back for its 6th year and it already looks to be to be an amazing installment to the series. KOFFIA is the most celebrated annual festival in Australia to showcase the very best and latest in Korean cinema.
From ground breaking blockbusters like ‘The Admiral: Roaring Current’ and ‘Cart’ which have won numerous accolades, Arthouse delights like the indie ‘Han Gongju’ to heartwarming rom-coms such as ‘Love Forecast’ starring Hallyu powerhouse actors Lee Seunggi and Moon Chaewon, there is no doubt something in the line-up for everyone to enjoy!
Presented by the Korean Cultural Centre Australia and Samsung, this year’s festival goes with the theme of harvest and is set to engage all Australians with the ‘cream of the crop’ from the Korean film industry.
Featuring a complement of 20 features and 4 guest visit sessions, the festival will see over 80 screenings take place across Sydney, Canberra, Brisbane, Perth, Melbourne and Adelaide. The exciting list of films is as follows:
How To Steal a Dog, A Hard Day, The Target, The Divine Move, The Face Reader, The Admiral: Roaring Currents, KUNDO: Age of the Rampant, Love Forecast, The King of Jokgu, My Ordinary Love Story, A Matter of Interpretation, Factory Complex, Clearer Than You Think, Han Gong-ju, Revivre, My Dictator, Cart, Gangnam Blues, Tazza: The Hidden Card and Madonna!
If you are a fan of trying something new and different or simply an appreciator of good film, KOFFIA is a must for all backgrounds and ages! All films screen with English subtitles. For more information and ticket bookings, visit KOFFIA’s website here.
Dates and venues:
- Sydney August 12 – 20 : Event Cinemas, George Street
- Brisbane August 25 – 31: Event Cinemas, Brisbane City Myer Centre
- Melbourne September 3 – 10: Australian Centre for the Moving Image, Federation Square
- Canberra September 5 – 6: Palace Electric Cinema, NewActon Nishi
- Perth September 17 – 20: Event Cinemas, Innaloo
- Adelaide September 24 – 27: Event Cinemas, Marion
Stay tuned to The Seoul Story for coverage and reviews from the Melbourne leg of the festival!