The 2017 Korean Film Festival in Australia Announces Program!

Back for their 8th year, the Korean Film Festival in Australia (KOFFIA) returns with one of the boldest and most diverse programs they’ve ever run with. Running from 17 Aug – 23 Sep across Australia – check out the press release below and mark this puppy in your calendars!

The 8th Korean Film Festival in Australia

The Korean Film Festival in Australia (KOFFIA) is back for its 8th year and it’s bigger than ever! KOFFIA is the most celebrated annual festival in Australia to showcase the very best and latest in Korean cinema. From Blockbusters guaranteed to put you on the edge of your seat, arthouse delights and heart-warming rom-coms there’s something in the line-up for everyone!

Presented by the Korean Cultural Centre Australia, this year’s festival promises another year of showcasing the best recent films to have come out of Hallyuwood! KOFFIA celebrates the coming together of diverse genres and types of Korean film and encourages all Australians to partake in the cultural journey that comes from immersing in Korean film.

Featuring a complement of 24 features and 3 guest visit sessions, the festival will see over 80 screenings take place across Sydney, Canberra, Brisbane, Perth, Melbourne, Adelaide, Hobart and Darwin. With almost 20,000 people attending the festival to date, the festival expects to double all our figures in 2017. If you are a fan of trying something new and different or are an appreciator of good film, KOFFIA is a must for all backgrounds and ages! All our films screen with English subtitles.

 

Dates and venues

Sydney: 17 – 26 Aug, Dendy Cinema Opera Quays
Adelaide: 1 – 3 Sep, Event Cinema GU Film House
Perth: 1 – 3 Sep, Event Cinema Innaloo
Melbourne: 7 – 14 Sep, ACMI
Brisbane: 8 – 10 Sep, Event Cinema Myer Centre
Canberra: 15 – 17 Sep, HOYTS Woden
Darwin: 22 – 23 Sep, Event Cinema BCC Cinema
Hobart: 22 – 23 Sep, Village Cinema

2017 Festival Line-up

Title Venue Guest Screening
(Opening) The World of Us Dendy Cinema Opera Quays
The Merciless Dendy Cinema Opera Quays
Seoul Station Dendy Cinema Opera Quays
Worst Woman Dendy Cinema Opera Quays
A Single Rider Dendy Cinema Opera Quays Dir. Zoo-young Lee Q&A
The Tooth and the Nail Dendy Cinema Opera Quays  
New Trial Dendy Cinema Opera Quays  
Our Love Story Dendy Cinema Opera Quays  
The Day After Dendy Cinema Opera Quays  
Anarchist from Colony Dendy Cinema Opera Quays  
The King Dendy Cinema Opera Quays  
Unwanted Brother Dendy Cinema Opera Quays  
The Net Dendy Cinema Opera Quays  
The Map Against the World Dendy Cinema Opera Quays  
The Villainess Dendy Cinema Opera Quays  
(Special) The Quiet Family KCC  
(Special) I Saw the Devil KCC  
The Bacchus Lady Dendy Cinema Opera Quays Dir. Jae-yong Lee Q&A
Missing Dendy Cinema Opera Quays  
(Special) The Good, The Bad and The Weird KCC  
(Special) A Bittersweet Life KCC  
Passage to Pusan Dendy Cinema Opera Quays Original Book Author Q&A
Karaoke Crazies Dendy Cinema Opera Quays  
(Special) A Tale of Two Sisters KCC  
(Special) The Foul King KCC  
The King’s Case Note Dendy Cinema Opera Quays  
The Age of Shadows Dendy Cinema Opera Quays  
Jane Dendy Cinema Opera Quays  
Because I love you Dendy Cinema Opera Quays  
(Closing ) The Queen of Crime Dendy Cinema Opera Quays Dir. Yo-sup Lee Q&A

 

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