MoMA Korean Film Series

Yeonghwa: Korean Film Today: In Hong Sang-soo Country

by Rowena Santos Aquino

In his 2008 film Night and Day, a film commissioned by the Musée d’Orsay, for the first time Hong Sang-soo took his proverbial cast of artists, intellectuals, and/or students outside of Korea, transplanted them to Paris, and let...

Film Series Preview: Yeonghwa: Korean Film Today

by Rowena Santos Aquino

With the global virality of Korean rapper Psy’s song and music video “Gangnam Style” and his increasing guest spots on U.S. television shows (Ellen, The Today Show), the dubbed “Korean New Wave” enters a different stage. The globalisation of...