CJ Entertainment Celebrates 20 Years Of Korean Film History With Special Screenings
CJ Entertainment will commemorate its 20th as one of the leading studios in Asia, with a three-day special screening of beloved Korean films.
On October 22, CJ E&M announced the upcoming event titled Celebrating 20 Years of Korean Film History, which will be held at the Los Angeles location of CGV Cinemas (621 Western Avenue), from November 5 through November 7, 2015.
The screening series kicks off on November 5 at 7 p.m., with the 2014 international hit, "Ode to My Father." Director JK Yoon will be present for a post-screening Q&A session.
"Ode to My Father" will be followed by a 10:15 p.m. screening of the 2009 disaster flick, "Haeundae."
Ha Ji Won (The Times We Were Not In Love, Secret Garden), Sol Kyung Gu (Cold Eyes), Park Joong Hoon (Top Star) and former K-pop vocalist-turned-actress, Uhm Jung Hwa, star in the hit film.
"Mother," "Thirst," and "Masquerade" punctuate day two programming.
"The Unjust" leads the third day of screenings, with a 10 a.m. showtime. "The Unjust" marks the fifth collaboration between acclaimed auteur Ryoo Seung Wan, who was responsible for the brilliant 2015 crime flick, "Veteran," and his brother, blockbuster star Ryoo Seung Beom.
"Memories of Murder" and the blockbuster period film, "The Admiral: Roaring Currents" follow "The Unjust."
Celebrating 20 Years of Korean Film History concludes on November 7, with a 5:50 p.m. screening of "Miss Granny," the movie that inspired the Chinese adaptation, "20 Once Again."
"Miss Granny" director Hwang Dong Hyuk will be present for a post-screening Q&A session.
Complete information for Celebrating 20 Years of Korean Film History, including updated showtimes, can be found at the website for CJ Entertainment.
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