Honolulu Academy of Arts Korean Film Festival

Admir­ers of South Kore­an film will want to check the sched­ule for the Cin­e­ma Seoul Pow­er: Kore­an Film Fes­ti­val Favorites pro­gram at the Hon­olu­lu Acad­e­my of Arts Doris Duke The­atre June 11 – 26, 2011.

The pro­gram will show­case eight films from var­i­ous gen­res, begin­ning on June 11 with the Hawaii pre­mière of Blades of Blood (Like the Moon Escap­ing from the Clouds) (2010), direct­ed by Lee Joon-ik.

Oth­er films in the series include Resilience (2009), direct­ed by Tam­my Chu; Land of Scare­crows (2009), direct­ed by Roh Gyeon-tae; Find­ing Mr. Des­tiny (2010), direct­ed by Jang Yu-Jung; The House­maid (2010), direct­ed by Im Sang Soo; and Secret Sun­shine (2007), direct­ed by Lee Chang-dong.

For fur­ther infor­ma­tion about the pro­gram, the films, and obtain­ing tick­ets, see the Hon­olu­lu Acad­e­my of Arts Web site: http://www.honoluluacademy.org/11607-cinema_seoul_power_korean_film_festival_favorites.