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Korean Wave Flash Mobs Around the World

Korean Wave Flash Mobs Around the World

Someone commented about the cities this year where there have been Kpop flash mobs and dance demonstrations. The purposes of these events include getting attention to get more kpop in those cities, and just having fun. People are making interesting 한류 (hallyu = Korean wave) shoutouts to the world that Kpop has fans in their towns. It seems to be “grass roots” and authentic… people are doing it on their own. If there are more from … Read entire article »

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Korean Film Festival DC 2011 and FilmFest DC Movie Schedules

Every year there are many movie festivals, and this spring there are 2 Korean-related movie festivals. Below are the upcoming festival movies as of April 10, 2011. First is for the  Korean Film Festival DC 2011, and below that are the FilmFest DC movies from South Korea. Korean Film Festival DC 2011 Schedule All films are 35mm, in color, and in Korean with English subtitles. For more details visit the official Smithsonian website or their film descriptions page. Locations codes: * FGA = Freer Gallery of Art * AFI = AFI Silver Theatre Movies: Secret Reunion (director.: Jang Hun, 2010, 116 min.).  Friday, April 8, 7 PM, FGA Breathless (director.: Yang Ik-june, 2008, 130 min.). Sunday, April 10, 2 PM, FGA Possessed (director.: Lee Yong-ju, Korea, 2009, 106 min.). Friday, April 15, 7 PM, FGA Hahaha – 하하하 (Ha Ha Ha) (director.: Hong Sang-soo, 2010, 115 … Read entire article »

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