The largest celebration of Korean movies is back!
The Korean Cultural Center of the Philippines (KCC) is hosting again the”2017 Korean Film Festival in Manila,” a showcase of culture through some of their country’s greatest contemporary films to date.
With the theme, “Boldness of Youth,” the film festival will feature “young characters who face various challenges in their lives.”
“Through these films, viewers can get encouragement if they’re facing the same situation,” the agency said in a post.
Older audiences can also reminisce about their past or try to understand what the youth of today is going through.
From September 7 to October 15, five Korean films will be making its rounds in Philippine cinemas: My Brilliant Life (2014), The King of Jokgu (2014), Very Ordinary Couple (2013), How to Steal a Dog (2014), and Twenty (2015).
The films will be shown in the following venues and dates:
- SM Megamall (Manila) – September 7 – 10
- SM Lanang Premier (Davao) – September 14-17
- SM City Iloilo (Iloilo) – September 21-24
- SM City Cebu (Cebu) – September 28-October 1
- SM City Clark (Pampanga) – October 5-8
- SM City Dasmariñas (Cavite) – October 12-18
The best part: admission is totally free. Tickets will be given outside the cinema and will be released 30 minutes to an hour before screening on a ‘first-come, first-serve’ basis. We’ve done this so many times so you should know the drill by now. Get to the cinema as early as you can.
You can check the full screening schedule here.
Which of the movies will you watch? We’re willing to wait in line for ‘Twenty’.
Photo from Thirty Toes