Ode to My FatherVIEW EVENT DETAILS
Beyond K-Pop: Korean Film Series
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.
Ode to My Father (2014)
Screening 15:00; film duration 2 hrs 10 mins
*Korean dialogue with English subtitle
Synopsis: Amid the time of Korean War, a young boy’s vow to take care of his family marked the beginning of a lifelong promise spanning 60 years. The film depicts S. Korean history from the 50s to the present day through the life of an ordinary man.
Post-screen talk 17:20; Finish 18:00
Speakers: Professor Michael Kim (Professor of Korean Studies, Yonsei University)
Post-screen talk topic: Historical Collective Memories on Korean Society
Asia Society Hong Kong Center, 9 Justice Drive, Admiralty
For event details visit https://asiasociety.org/hong-kong/events/ode-my-father Asia Society Hong Kong Center, 9 Justice Drive, Admiralty