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2012 Korean Film Festival

EMBASSY OF THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA
WELLINGTON


For Immediate Release
Press Release: 7 December 2012

2012 Korean Film Festival

The Korean Cinerama Trust, in association with The Embassy of the Republic Korea, is hosting the 2012 Korean Film Festival, which will be held during 12-17 December in Wellington and Auckland.

Celebrating the Korea-New Zealand Year of Friendship and the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations, the Embassy is pleased to announce that all films will be screened free for everyone to enjoy.

The Official Opening of the Korean Film Festival in Wellington, hosted by HE Mr Yongkyu Park, the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea, and Mr Michael Stephens, Chair of the Korean Cinerama Trust, will be held on Wednesday 12 December 2012 at Park Road Post Cinema with an invitation only reception and screening of the Korean blockbuster Masquerade.

Masquerade will be invitation only, however, Leafie: A Hen Into The Wild, Unbowed, and All About My Wife will be open to the public at Paramount Cinema (25 Courtenay Place, Wellington).

Seats for these free screenings are limited and offered on a first come, first served basis. The times for the free screenings at Paramount Cinema are as follows:
LEAFIE: 15th December (Saturday), 1:30pm
UNBOWED: 15th December (Saturday), 3:30pm
ALL ABOUT MY WIFE: 16th December (Sunday), 6pm

The films selected for the Festival represent the very best of contemporary Korean Films, and it is pleasing to note the Film Festival Opening Film Masquerade is one of the top all time hits of the Korean Box Office, see: http://www.screendaily.com/news/asia-pacific/masquerade-hits-10m-admissions-at-korean-box-office/5048024.article

For detail information and program please see attached.

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