100 years of Korean Cinema

International symposium in celebration of the centenary of Korean cinema

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Date: 30th October 2019

Organized and supported by:
Film Studies Department, ELTE Eötvös Loránd University
Budapest Korean Cultural Center
Korean Film Archive
Korean Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism
Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Venue: ELTE BTK, Room 34, Múzeum krt. 6-8., Budapest


Opening of the symposium
Mr. Dangkweon LEE, Director of the Korean Cultural Center in Budapest
Prof. András Bálint Kovács, Director of the Institute for the Theory of Art and Media Studies, ELTE University

Morning Panel – Chair: Teréz Vincze, ELTE University

Natália Fábics
Film Studies Department, ELTE University / Media Institute, Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design
The Role of International Film Festivals in South Korean Cinema’s Worldwide Success

Chi-Yun Shin

Sheffield Hallam University
Trajectories of Feminist Film History: Seoul International Women’s Film Festival

Coffee break

Gábor Sebő
School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures, The University of Edinburgh
Different Interpretations of Chunhyang-jeon: Movie Adaptations on Both Sides of the Korean Peninsula

12.15-14.00 Lunch break

Afternoon Panel – Chair: Natália Fábics, ELTE University

Barbara Wall
Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies, University of Copenhagen
Questioning Ethical Possibility: Thigh Slicing as Ritual for the Initiation of Compassion and Filial Piety in Kim Ki-duk’s Pietà(2012)

Teréz Vincze
Film Studies Department, ELTE University
Modernist Art Cinema and Korean Auteurs – The Case of Hong Sang-soo

Coffee break

Eric Choi
Acquisition Department, Korean National Film Archive
Presentation about the activities of the Korean National Film Archive

Roundtable discussion:
The role of Film Archives in keeping alive the film heritage
Eric Choi, Korean National Film Archive
György Ráduly, Director of Hungarian National Film Archive
Moderated by Teréz Vincze

Supported by:

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