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Korean film event returns to Frankfurt

The eighth Korean Film Festival will be held at Cinestar Metropolis in Frankfurt from Thursday to Sunday, the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Frankfurt announced on Monday.

The festival will open with director Bong Joon-ho’s film “Parasite” and a total of 15 Korean films - including “MAL·MO·E: The Secret Mission,” “A Resistance” (2019) and other films by director Bong such as “Memories Of Murder” (2003) and “Mother” (2009) will be screened throughout the event.

“The event has taken place as the largest Korean film festival in the country [over the years],” said an insider of the event. “The film festival introduces the diversity of Korean society to the German audience through its films.”

The festival will include other opportunities for visitors to interact with Korean culture, such as K-pop dance classes, learning how to make spicy ramen noodles and gimbap (seaweed rice rolls), Korean calligraphy lessons, trying on hanbok (traditional Korean attire).

By Lee Jae-lim

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