When in 1987, Park Jong-chul, a 21-year-old activist and a student of Linguistics at Seoul National University, died while being questioned by the Anti-Communist Investigations Bureau about whereabouts of the campus leader and the fellow ‘revolutionist’, no one expected that the South Korean political landscape was about to change forever. The authorities insisted that the young […]

Kang Doo is a South Korean actor and singer. He started his career as a bass guitarist and a vocal in the modern rock band The Jadu, which has been hailed as one of the best indie bands in Korea of the time. He was active in the band from the start in 2001 and […]

Actor, filmmaker and producer Baek Jae-ho (Ordinary Days (2014), We Will Be OK (2014), Jane (2017)), and cinematographer Lee Hee-seob (The Winter of the Year was Warm (2012), Love Clinic (2015), How to Break Up With My Cat (2016)), joined their talents to make a dreamy drama The Goose Goes South (대관람차), a film that follows the character of Woo-zoo (Kang Doo) as he tries overcome his feelings of […]

In the 1990’s, a man named Park Chae-seo managed to secure an audience with the late leader of North Korea, Kim Jong-il. But there was much more at stake at that meeting than a trade agreement – Park’s codename was “Black Venus” and he was a South Korean spy, sent to the North to infiltrate […]

Hummingbirds are the smallest of birds, with their tiny wings flapping away even faster than their heartbeats, unless they experience torpor, a hibernation-like state that hummingbirds use to protect themselves from the cold. Even though they are tiny, they build nests that have been named among the most exquisite wonders of nature. Much like hummingbirds, there […]

There is nothing better than an unexpectedly great film that makes you experience the entire palette of human emotions – a film that makes you reminisce, steep yourself in its characters and see the world through their eyes, giving you an experience that might end up opening your own eyes a bit further. A film […]

On October 4th, 2018, the 23rd edition of Busan International Film Festival opened its doors with numerous stars in attendance, marking the return of the festival in its full glory after several tumultuous years. The festival selected its opening film carefully – Beautiful Days (뷰티풀데이즈), the world premiere of the film directed by the Busan […]