Each of the eight films will be screened under the theme 'Companionship'.
The Embassy of the Republic of Korea and the Korean Cultural Centre (KCC) in the UAE have announced the seventh edition of the Korean Film Festival, taking place from June 8 to 11 at Vox Cinema in Yas Mall, Abu Dhabi.
This year’s festival-themed ‘Companionship’ aims to showcase the power of friendship and the deep emotional resonance found in Korean cinema.
The film festival will present a curated lineup of eight Korean films that span various genres. The festival will kick off with the opening film Hunt, a thrilling action drama directed by LEE Jung Jae.
The lineup features movies such as Mission: Possible, an action-comedy directed by KIM Hyung-joo, and The Night Owl, by Ahn Tae-jin.
Other films to be screened include the animated adventure ‘Pororo and Friends: Virus Busters, Confession, Confidential Assignment 2: International, Fanatic, and action film Alienoid Part 1, directed by CHOI Dong-hoon.
Speaking about the film festival, LEE Yong Hee, director of the Korean Cultural Center in the UAE, said: “We are delighted to present the 2023 Korean Film Festival, which celebrates the theme of ‘Companionship’. Through these carefully selected films, we hope to inspire viewers to appreciate the value of friendship and deepen the cultural exchange between Korea and the UAE.”
Tickets for the festival will be available for purchase at Vox Cinema in Yas Mall, Abu Dhabi.