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Korean Film Festival to Unspool in March

Korean Film Festival to Unspool in March

Los Angeles’ first major Korean Film Festival, The Korean Film Festival in Los Angeles, is set to take place March 4 to 7 at venues across the city. The festival will feature over 60 features and shorts from Korean filmmakers from around the world, including special sections for Korean horror, directorial debuts, Korean-American cinema, and a retrospective of action director Ryoo Seung-Wan (“The Crying Fist,” “City of Violence”). Notable special events include a Master Class with cinematographer Kim Hyung-ku (“Memories of Murder,” “The Host”), a surprise screening, and Actorfest KOFFLA, a one-day event for actors and aspiring actors to participate in panels, workshops, and meet & greet sessions with Hollywood and Korean talent agents, actors, and casting directors. The red carpet Opening Ceremony will take place March 4 at the Egyptian Theatre with a screening of “Le Grand Chef II” (starring Kim Jung-Eun and Jin-Gu). The closing award ceremony will be held at the Laemmle Music Hall followed by the closing film, Hur Jin Ho’s “A Good Rain Knows,” starring Jung Woo-Sung and Gao Yuan Yuan.

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