The East Asian Film Society will conclude its exhibition of a series of North Korean films with a showing of Girls in my Hometown (ë‚´ê³ í – ¥ì˜ ì²˜ë…€ë“¤) Thursday, March 3, 2011, in Sinclair Library Viewing Room #4 beginning at 5:00 p.m.
Girls in my Hometown, released in 1997, is a melodrama dealing with individualism and sacrifice. A young girl has a friend who has just come back from abroad, bringing with her foreign fashions and foreign ideas. When the solider to whom the friend was engaged becomes blinded in an accident, she decides to put herself first, neglecting her duties to her fiancÃ© and the community she lives in.
For more information about the East Asian Film Society, see http://www2.hawaii.edu/~mj23/.