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Korean Actor Song Kang-ho is First Asian Honored With Locarno Excellence Award

The Locarno Film Festival will pay tribute to leading South Korean actor Song Kang-ho, marking the first time this prestigious prize has gone to an Asian film personality.Song, 52, who made his big screen debut at 29 in Hong Sang-soo’s edgy “The Day a Pig Fell into the Well” (1996), has since “never stopped experimenting,” […]

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Film industry gender equality centre launches in Korea

Initiative follows damning report on sexual harassment in Korean film industry.The Korean Film Council and Women In Film Korea launched the Centre for Gender Equality in Korean Film yesterday (March 12) in Seoul.Veteran director Yim Soon-rye (Little Forest) and producer Jaime Shim (Joint Security Area/Jsa) are leading the organisation designed to combat inequality in the […]

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