10 Minutes

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Korean Movie Night New York

Co-presented by Korean Cultural Service NY and Asia Society

Part of Emerging Talent series (April 7 to May 27, 2015)

East Coast premiere

10 Minutes
(10분 Sip-bun)

Directed by Lee Yong-seung
Starring: Kim Jong-gu, Baek Jong-hwan, Lee Si-won
2013. South Korea. 93 min. DCP. In Korean with English subtitles.
Tuesday, April 28, 2015, 6:30 pm

Ho-chan (Baek Jong-hwan) is a college student who dreams to become a TV producer, but since his family is struggling with financial difficulties, he has signed up for a six-month paid internship in a government agency office. Despite the mundane clerical work, Ho-chan takes his responsibilities seriously and is beloved by his colleagues. The young man learns office politics and reality the hard way when a permanent position becomes available and he must fight for it to help his family stay afloat. Lee Yong-seung’s directorial debut and graduation project at Dankook University, 10 Minutes offers a sharp critique of Korea’s highly cut-throat corporate culture.

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Korean Movie Night New York is an ongoing, approximately twice-a-month film program that introduces the full spectrum of contemporary and classic Korean cinema to New York audiences, from popular blockbusters, independent films, and documentaries to animation and family movies. 

       

Event Details

Tue 28 Apr 2015
6:30 PM - 8:05 PM
Asia Society, 725 Park Avenue (at East 70 Street), New York, NY
Free admission. First-come, first-served. Line forms at 5:30 pm. Tickets are distributed at 6:00 pm. One ticket per person only.
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