Location: Shreve Auditorium (GA 0001). Hilary Finchum-Sung is the Executive Director of the Association for Asian Studies. Ji-young Yi is Professor of Gayageum Performance at Seoul National University.
Location: Global and International Studies Building 3134. Darcy Paquet is one of South Korea’s most prominent film critics and the creator of the website koreanfilm.org.
February 1 - 10, 2020: South Korea has one of the world’s most interesting and dynamic film industries, but as in many other film industries, women’s voices are vastly underrepresented. These two very recent, critically acclaimed films, each
one made by a woman director and featuring a woman protagonist, both focus on the transition from girlhood to adulthood, but otherwise could hardly be more different.
February 9, 2020: Bora Kim and KyungMook Kim are to emerging storytellers in Korean cinema. Both are scheduled to be present as part of IU Cinema's Jorgensen Guest Filmmaker Program.
Prizes will be awarded for first, second, and third place finishes in beginner, intermediate, and advanced categories, and some winners will qualify to participate in a larger Midwest competition.