Cine-East: East Asian Cinema

Screen/Society Film Series:

September 16 - October 29, 2018
Rubenstein Arts Center, Duke University

This semester’s Cine-East: East Asian Cinema program focuses on the films of two exciting South Korean filmmakers: documentarian KIM Soyoung and narrative filmmaker KIM Ji-woon. KIM Ji-woon will be in attendance for the 2 screenings of his films, in October.
Sponsored by the Asian/Pacific Studies Institute (APSI), Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies (AMES), Program in the Arts of the Moving Image (AMI), Asian American Studies Program (AASP), and Duke Korea Forum.

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***RESCHEDULED SCREENING (9/16 screening was canceled)
Moday, Sep 17 @ 7pm
Heart of Snow, Heart of Blood

(KIM Soyoung, 2014, 100 min, S. Korea, in Russian, Koryo, and Korean w/ subtitles)

Heart of Snow, Heart of Blood tells of the tragic deportations of Soviet ethnic Koreans to Central Asia under Stalin in 1937, their resilience under the harshest of conditions, and their lives today in a world shaped by migration, repatriation, and the desire to simply stay put.
[NB: Goodbye My Love North Korea will no longer be shown.]


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A Tale of Two Sisters
(KIM Ji-Woon, 2003, 115 min, S. Korea, in Korean w/ subtitles, 35mm)

A recently released patient from a mental institution returns home with her sister, only to face disturbing events between her stepmother and the ghosts haunting their house- all of which are connected to a dark past in the family’s history.
Q&A w/ filmmaker Kim Ji-Woon



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The Good, the Bad, and the Weird
(KIM Ji-Woon, 2008, 139 min, S. Korea, in Korean w/ subtitles)

A rip-roaring update of classic widescreen Spaghetti Westerns, this action extravaganza of lawless 1930s Manchuria centers upon three strangers who meet fatefully on a train: an implacable bounty hunter (Jung Woo-sung), the merciless leader of a group of bandits (Lee Byung-hun) and a robber with nine lives (Song Kang-ho).
Q&A to follow w/ filmmaker Kim Ji-Woon
-- Preceded by a reception w/ Kim Ji-woon, from 5:30pm-7pm in Studio C2-131, Rubenstein Arts Center



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