The Global Aspirations of South Korea’s Film Industry, Auckland

Date(s) - 24/09/2019

Join Darcy Paquet, professor at Busan Asian Film School, founder of and the Wildflower Film Awards Korea, which celebrates achievement in Korean independent filmmaking.

Darcy explores how and why Korean film companies are becoming ever-more active abroad, provides an overview of Korean filmmakers’ current levels of engagement internationally, and considers what the potential might be for future collaborations between Korea and New Zealand.

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Darcy is also a translator, and has created subtitles for films including Bong Joon-ho’s Palme d’Or winner Parasite, which opens the film programme for this year’s Korean Festival in Auckland.