THE KOREA SOCIETY

is a private, nonprofit, nonpartisan, 501(c)(3) organization with individual and corporate members that is dedicated solely to the promotion of greater awareness, understanding, and cooperation between the people of the United States and Korea.

Films

15th Annual New York Korean Film Festival

Friday, November 3, 2017 | 7:00 PM
The 15th Annual New York Korean Film Festival Announces Upcoming Program for November 3rd to November 5th, 2017 at the Museum of the Moving Image. The New York Korean Film Festival returns to the Museum for its yearly celebration of the best in Korean cinema. This 15th edition of the Festival includes a wide range of genres, with action thrillers, comedies, romance, documentary, social drama, melodrama, and the madcap science… Read More

14th Annual New York Korean Film Festival

Friday, November 11, 2016 | 7:00 PM
The 14th Annual New York Korean Film Festival Announces Upcoming Program for November 11th to November 13th, 2016 at the Museum of the Moving Image. (New York, October 26, 2016) The Korea Society’s New York Korean Film Festival returns to New York City’s Museum of the Moving Image on November 11 to 13 for its yearly celebration of the best in Korean cinema. This 14th edition of the Festival focuses… Read More

Pieces of Us: Film & Live Music Concert

Thursday, May 12, 2016 | 6:00 PM
Co-presented by The Korea Society and 7000 Miles, Pieces of Us brings together four composers and four directors to showcase their original works live. Recognizing the emerging Korean talent in both the film and music industries, this event will highlight eight upcoming Korean-American artists while providing a space for networking and collaboration. Pieces of Us: Film & Live Music Concert Thursday, May 12, 2016 | 6:30-8 PM $5 for Members… Read More

The 13th Annual New York Korean Film Festival

Friday, November 6, 2015 | 6:30 PM
The 13th Annual New York Korean Film Festival Program for November 6th to November 11th, 2015, at the Museum of the Moving Image. Festival highlights award-winning films of love, crime, and erotica. More premieres, filmmakers, and celebrity guests than ever. (New York, October 15, 2015) The 13th Annual New York Korean Film Festival showcases the nation’s cinema doing what it does best: the crime thriller, the romantic fantasy, and feverish… Read More

Dessert and a Movie

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 | 6:00 PM
Watch Antique Bakery, a lighthearted buddy comedy with a dark mystery, and enjoy delicious Korean pastries and patbingsu (shaved ice with sweet beans and other toppings)! The Dessert Every Korean neighborhood now has a Western bakery, but each has added a distinctly Korean twist with Korean flavors and sweetness to the pastries! We’ll sample several tasty Korean pastries and make patbingsu, Korea’s most popular summer dessert. The Movie Based on… Read More

14th New York Asian Film Festival

Friday, June 26, 2015 | 8:45 PM
The Korea Society presents the best of Korea cinema at the largest exhibition of Asian films in the United States. The festival will be attended by director Im Soon-rye, producers Shin Bum-soo & NAM Jung-Il from Whistleblower, director Lee Won-Suk from The Royal Tailor, and director Boo Ji-young, producer Shim Jae-myung from Cart. View the full schedule for the 14th New York Asian Film Festival at Subway Cinema. Friday, June… Read More

The Cold War on Film

Monday, June 8, 2015 | 6:30 PM
Dr. Hyangjin Lee, this year’s Kim Koo Visiting Professor of Korean Studies at Harvard University, examined the evolution of anti-Communist films in South Korea. Dr. Lee explored the historical legacy of anti-Communist drama through the oppressive film policy in the pre-democratization era and the subsequent democratic transformation of South Korea. To evaluate the historical legacy of the Cold War in the identity politics of South Korean national cinema, she highlighted… Read More

Images of Korean Female Beauty

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 | 6:00 PM
Makeup artist Seong Hee Park, who created looks for K-Pop’s Wonder Girls and TV star Yunjin Kim, explores how the traditional ideals of Korean beauty in the paintings of Chosŏn-era artist Shin Yun-bok influences today’s Korean female stars.      Wednesday, January 28, 2015 | 6 PM   6-6:35 PM | Talk 6:40-7 PM | Q & A   Explorer members and above: Free with registration $5 Members / $10… Read More
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Dinner and a Movie

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 | 6:00 PM
Dinner and a movie-- it’s a classic combination. Join us to watch the 2010 Korean film The Recipe (된장), which follows a television producer searching for the chef and recipe of a soybean paste stew (doenjang jjigae), while dining on doenjang jjigae! We’ll also demonstrate how to prepare the stew, so you can make this Korean comfort food throughout the cold winter.   The Dinner Doenjang jjigae is a staple… Read More

The Screening of Complete Works of Byung Hun Min

Monday, December 8, 2014 | 10:00 AM
The Korea Society and The New York Film Academy will be hosting an exclusive Screening of Complete Works of Byung Hun Min at NYFA’s Union Square location beginning Monday, December 8 and will run through Friday, December 12. The 5-day event will screen 12 of the acclaimed Korean director’s films with a special Q&A session on Tuesday, December 9 that will follow the screening of his latest award-winning feature Love… Read More
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