KOFFIA: The 9th Korean Film Festival in Australia announces 2018 program

July 24, 2018

The Korean Film Festival in Australia (KOFFIA) will be returning to Australia for its 2018 program with a whopping 22 Korean films across all genres. The Festival will take place in Sydney (9-18 August), Brisbane (15-16 August), Melbourne (6-13 September) and Canberra (21-23 September). Presented by the Korean Cultural Centre Australia, KOFFIA aims to showcase […]

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KOFFIA 2015 Film Review: My Ordinary Love Story (내 연애의 기억) (MA15+, South Korea, 2014)

August 16, 2015

I said it on Twitter and I will say it again here- I have never been so unprepared for a film’s plot progression in my life as I was for My Ordinary Love Story. It was unexpected and completely masterful. The story follows a slightly outspoken Eun-Jin (Gang Ye-Won), who introduces us one by one […]

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KOFFIA Film Review: Thread Of Lies (우아한 거짓말) (South Korea, 2014)

August 22, 2014

Death is often tragic. But it’s even sadder when a young person has died from their own hand. Korean film, Thread Of Lies (우아한 거짓말) deals with this taboo issue in a soft and tender way. It also slowly reveals the tragic set of circumstances surrounding the lead character’s passing and does so with a […]

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Hello Asia! KOFFIA 2013 Film Review: Pluto (명왕성) (M15+) (South Korea, 2012)

September 2, 2013

We’ve all witnessed it, whether on the news at an extreme scale, in our schools or workplaces, and may have been a victim or an instigator at some point. Bullying is a social sticking point, something that floats in and out of our peripheral vision, whether we acknowledge it or not. Director Shin Su-Won pulls the matter […]

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