Pawn and Post-Screening TalkVIEW EVENT DETAILS
Beyond K-Pop: Korean Families in Films
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.
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.
Screening 15:00; film duration 113 mins
放映時間15:00；片長 113 mins
*Korean dialogue with English subtitles
Synopsis: Doo-Seok and Jong-bae working as a debt collector in Incheon, South Korea, while collecting debt from Myung-Ja gets her nine years old daughter Seung-Yi as collateral. Myung-Ja is an illegal immigrant and she is deported from South Korea. Suddenly, Doo-Seok and Jong-bae become Seung-Yi's guardian. The two men and the girl eventually form a family-like bond as they live together.
The film was released on September 2020 and it topped the box office immediately. The film is ranked at 8th place among all the Korean films released in the year 2020.
Pawn is a heartwarming drama with a beautiful message. It is a movie that enjoyed by all ages of audience.
Post-screening talk 17:00; ends 17:40
David D Lee, reporter and writer from Seoul
Lisa Yuk-ming Leung, Department of Cultural Studies, Lingnan University
Teresa Kwong, Hong Kong Arts Centre (moderator)
Post-screen talk topic: Ethnic minority groups in Korean and Hong Kong cinema
*Conducted in English. 以英語進行
The views and opinions expressed are those of the speakers and participants and, unless expressly stated to the contrary, do not reflect the opinion, position or official policy of Asia Society Hong Kong, its members, or its committees. Asia Society Hong Kong does not endorse or approve, and assumes no responsibility for the content of the information presented.
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