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Korean Film Festival 2015 in Malaysia this August


Date Posted: 12 August 2015


Minister Yoon Chang Yul (left) and Mr. Seo Ki Won at the launch of Korean Film Festival 2015.

12 Aug – It's been a long time coming – Korean Film Festival is back!

Korean Film Festival 2015 (KFF 2015) promises an intriguing lineup with a total of ten movies to be screened across five selected GSC cinemas in Kuala Lumpur, Penang, Sabah and Sarawak.

KFF 2015 screenings will run from 20 until 23 August 2015.

"On behalf of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea, I am delighted to announce that the Korean Film Festival is back to Malaysia," said Minister Yoon Chang Yul, Deputy Chief of Mission of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea, in a press statement.

Yoon launched the festival yesterday along with Mr. Seo Ki Won, Second Secretary of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Malaysia.

"We are excited about organizing this Korean Film Festival 2015. We hope to bring the cultures of Korea and Malaysia closer through this initiative and hence strengthen the ties between our two nations."


A still from romantic comedy, "Marriage Blue".

The film festival will kick off with the premiere of animated movie "Green Days: Dinosaur and I" and close with "Marriage Blue".

Other movies that will also be screened are "Duresori: The Voice Of The East", "The Thieves", "Man On The Edge", "My Paparotti", "Confession Of Murder", "All About My Wife", "The Front Line" and "The King Of Pigs".

The screening schedule is as follows:

20 Aug
07.00pm
"Green Days: Dinosaur And I"
09.10pm "The Front Line"

21 Aug
07.00pm
"Confession of Murder"
09.30pm "Duresori: The Voice of The East"

22 Aug
11.30am
"The Thieves"
02.15pm "Marriage Blue"
04.45pm "The King of Pigs"
06.50pm "My Paparotti"
09.30pm "All About My Wife"
12.00am "Man On the Edge"

23 Aug
11.30am
"The King of Pigs"
01.30pm "All About My Wife"
04.00pm "Man On the Edge"
06.40pm "The Thieves"
09.20pm "My Paparotti"
12.00am "Marriage Blue"

Complimentary passes for KFF 2015 can be obtained via its official website or GSC website. The passes can then be redeemed from 20 August onwards at GSC Pavilion KL; GSC 1 Utama; GSC Gurney Plaza, Penang; GSC CityONE Megamall, Kuching; and GSC Suria Sabah, KK while stocks last.

The last time the Korean Film Festival was held in Malaysia was back in 2009, where the festival ran for 6 days at GSC Mid Valley's International Screens.

Writer: Florey DM




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