The Moving Image Source Calendar is a selective international guide to retrospectives, screenings, festivals, and exhibitions.
Descriptions are drawn from the calendars of the presenting venues.
Korean Cinema Now (and Then)
May 31-June 15, 2008 at
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
This tantalizing snapshot of Korean cinema past and present complements the MFAH Korean Art and Culture Initiative, highlighted by last year´s opening of the Arts of Korea gallery, the only museum gallery in the Southwest dedicated to Korean art. The series offers a sampling of Korean classics (many newly restored) and several recent gems.
A Flower in Hell (Shin Sang-ok, 1958, pictured); The Marines Who Never Returned (Lee Man-hee, 1963); If You Were Me 2 (Various, 2005); The King and The Clown (Lee Joon-ik, 2005); Woman on the Beach (Hong Sang-soo, 2006); Driving My Wife's Lover (Kim Tae-sik, 2007); Our School (Kim Myung-joon, 2007)