Hill of Freedom (South Korea, 2014)

Long-term admirers of minimalist auteur Hong Sang-soo won’t be particularly surprised to learn that the title of Hill of Freedom refers not to a solemn historical landmark but a back alley Seoul coffee shop which becomes an […]

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on Jun, 07 · in Reviews

Ode to the Goose (South Korea, 2018)

After spending most of his directorial career focusing on the lives of Koreans living in China, as well as questioning the Korean identity, Zhang Lu redirected his attention and energy to a different sort of […]

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on Apr, 15 · in Reviews

Manshin: Ten Thousand Spirits (South Korea, 2013) [NYAFF 2014]

The Korean word “manshin” is a respectful term for shaman, and Manshin: Ten Thousand Spirit concerns Manshin Kim Keum-hwa, who in 1985 became the first shaman of her type to be named an “Intangible Cultural […]

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on Jul, 13 · in Reviews

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