Top Korean auteur Lee Chang-dong has set “Burning” as the first film he will direct in eight years. The picture is an adaptation of the short story “Barn Burning,” written by Japanese author Haruki…
Filmmaker Kim Kim-duk ("The Net") this week called for the Korean Film Council (KOFIC) to reveal whether it is providing or denying funding according to a government blacklist. Last week politicians…
Mesmerizing performances by Bae Doo-na and Kim Sae-ron power this wrenching drama.
SEOUL – The Busan film festival will open with dance drama "Vara: A Blessing," the third film by Buddhist monk Khyentse Norbu, and the first time that the South Korean festival has not opened with…
The first ever Look East: Korean Film Festival will launch June 23 and 24 in Hollywood with a weekend of notable Korean film talent.
Thai helmer Apitchatpong Weerasethakul's Palme d'Or winner "Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives" notched up its latest success on Monday when it scooped the best film laurel at the 5th Asian…
Brit distrib Arrow Films has picked up all U.K. rights to Lee Chang-dong's "Poetry."
Pic exposes the marginalization of escapees from the North through a protag whose unsophisticated yet steady moral compass is battered by people mired in cynicism or worse.
Nicole Kidman, Robert De Niro, Aamir Khan and Catherine Deneuve are among dozens of stars expected to walk the red carpet in Toronto next month, along with scores of helmers including Robert Redford…
A woman takes up writing poems to cope with her difficult grandson and the onset of Alzheimer's.
The South Korean film industry claimed victory at the inaugural Asia Pacific Screen Awards with the Lee Chang-dong-helmed drama "Secret Sunshine" claiming the best movie prize. Pic's star Jeon…