Many of the films uploaded to the channel have recently been restored. The online collection includes several of the popular works featured in the London Korean Film Festival 2019 such as Ticket (1986), The Age of Success (1988) and North Korean Partisan in South Korea (1990).
If you're interested in more contemporary films, you'll find a growing selection of Korean modern classics available to rent on the BFI Player including Bong Joon-ho's Snowpiercer (2013), Lee Chang-dong's Burning (2018), Park Chan-wook's The Handmaiden (2016) and more. You can also check out Bong Joon-ho's list of directors to watch.
Over on Netflix this Spring, you'll find a whole host of new K-Dramas to get your teeth into. All episodes of feel-good drama Itaewon Class are now available, and new additions to the streaming site include star-studded medical drama Hospital Playlist. For something a bit darker, treat yourself to series two of the zombie thriller Kingdom or new crime drama Rugal.
On Friday 08 May at 6pm, 1962 Berlin Film Festival winner 'To The Last Day' will be live on theKorean Cultural Centre UK YouTube channel. From seminal director Shin Sang-ok. Formally part of our 2020 Korean Film Nights season, marking 70 years since the outbreak of the Korean war. One of our 8 selected films shedding light on one of the most important events in Korean history and collective memory.