The Korean Film Festival returns to Australia for its 9th year

The Korean Film Festival in Australia (KOFFIA) will make it’s return to Australia for the 9th consecutive year. Taking place throughout the months of August and September, the festival will take place in Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Canberra.

Presented by the Korean Cultural Centre Australia, KOFFIA aims to showcase the wonder and talent of Korean culture through film. The festival will feature big budget blockbusters, indie flicks, rom-coms, pop-culture musings and much more.

KOFFIA Director David Park commented on the festival saying, “2018 is already shaping up to be another incredible year for the Korean Film Festival in Australia. Audiences will dive into a total 23 days of cinematic splendour, both world class features and fascinating documentaries plucked straight from Korea’s booming film industry – Hallyuwood!”

An experience for viewers of all ages, each film will be presented at the Festival screens with accompanying English subtitles. Locations and dates are as follows:

  • Sydney: AUG 9 – 18 | Dendy Opera Quays
  • Brisbane: August 15 – 16 | Elizabeth Picture Theatre
  • Melbourne: September 6 – 13 | Australian Centre for the Moving Image
  • Canberra: September 21 – 23 | Palace Electric Cinema

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Matthew Arcari

Matthew Arcari is the games and technology editor at The AU Review. You can find him on Twitter at @sirchunkee, or at the Dagobah System, chilling with Luke and Yoda.