'The Korean Film Festival 2017' In Celebration Of Korea- Lanka Friendship

November 13, 2017

In celebration of the 40th anniversary of diplomatic ties between Korea and Sri Lanka, the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Sri Lanka is organizing a variety of programs for ‘Korea Week’ from 13th to 20th November 2017. As a part of the festivities a film festival will be held at the National Film Corporation from 17th to 20th November. The Korean Film Festival is hosted for the fourth time by the Korean Embassy, offers a well selected range of Korean films that have broad appeals for Sri Lankan audience and to strengthen the cultural ties between South Korea and Sri Lanka. 

Korean Film Festival 2017 lineup -

My Brilliant Life: on November 17 at 4.30 p.m.

- Story of immature and clumsy parents of a son who is diagnosed with an extremely rare genetic disorder called ‘progeria’, which causes him to age prematurely.  

The Thieves: on 18 November at 2:00 p.m.

-The action comedy starring Jun Ji-hyun, is currently the fifth highest-grossing movie in Korean film history.

The Suspect: on 18 November at 5:30 p.m.

-Spy-action thriller film starring Gong Yoo about a top Special Forces agent becomes the prime suspect in a murder case.

The King of Jokgu: on 19 November at 2:00 p.m.

-An award winning independent sports comedy film about Jokgu, a Korean sport which combines aspects of association football and volleyball.

Very Ordinary Couple: on 19 November at 5:30 p.m.

- A recently separated couple who, being employees at the same bank, must deal with the prospect of continually seeing each other on a daily basis.

My Paparotti: on 20 November at 5:30 p.m. 

- Focuses on the special relationship between a high school gangster and a music teacher who helps him pursue his dream of becoming a singer and is based on the real-life story of Kim Ho-joong who pursues his dream of becoming a singer under challenging circumstances.

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