A Brand New Life and Post-Screening TalkVIEW EVENT DETAILS
Beyond K-Pop: Korean Families in Films
Online registration with a deposit of $20 is required. (Refund on the event day)
*Screening ONLY available for in-person participation. Registration required.
*Post-screen talk available for in-person participation, YouTube, and Facebook.
Drop-in on Korea from our global stage as we bring together Korean films, families, and leaders for a film screening and talks of new hits, indie picks, and classics at our Center. To deepen our understanding of Korean experiences and culture diving into themes of family, Asia Society Hong Kong center is bringing 6 Korean films to the Hong Kong audience.
A Brand New Life (2010)
Screening 15:00; film duration 92 mins
*Korean dialogue with Chinese and English subtitles
Synopsis: When nine-year-old Jin-hee's father takes on a trip, buying her new shoes and letting her choose any cake she wants, she is so full of love for him that she sings a love song… with the bittersweet notes inaudible to her own ear. It isn't until later that she realizes his betrayal. Refusing to believe she has been abandoned at a Catholic orphanage, Jin-hee, bewildered and devastated, must learn to accept her lot and prepare to be adopted by foreigners into a whole new life.
Post-screen talk 16:40; Finish 17:10
Speakers: Dasan Kim (Lecturer of Seoul National University 首爾大學講師)
Post-screen talk topic: Overseas Adoption and Meaning of Family in Korea
*Conducted in English. 以英語進行
Asia Society Hong Kong Center, 9 Justice Drive, Admiralty
For event details visit https://asiasociety.org/hong-kong/events/brand-new-life-and-post-screening-talk Asia Society Hong Kong Center, 9 Justice Drive, Admiralty