July

31

Korean Families in Films: Parasite (Black & White version)

FREE

Date and Time

Sat, July 31, 2021

03:00 AM - 05:30 AM

Description

Online registration with a deposit of $20 required. (Refund on the event day)

*Screening ONLY available for in-person participation. Registration required here.
*Post-screen talk also available on 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.

Screening 15:00; film duration 2 hrs 12 mins

Korean dialogue with English subtitle

Synopsis: Greed and class discrimination threaten the newly formed symbiotic relationship between the wealthy Park family and the destitute Kim clan. This Black and White edition is not just removing the color from the frames, but creating a new monochromatic aesthetic and giving a new viewing experience to the audience.

Post-screen talk 17:20; Finish 18:00
Speakers: Pierce Conran (producer, writer, journalist), and Dr Kwok-kwan Kenny Ng (Associate Professor, HKBU)
Post-screen talk topic: Aesthetic of Monochromatic Version

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