To celebrate its 40th anniversary, the Korean Cultural Center New York (KCCNY) is putting on a series of cultural events throughout 2019, which include a pair of events related to Korean cinema. This month, Along with the Gods
producer WON Dong-yeon
visited New York for a special talk, while Director KIM Tae-yong
will stage a film and music event during the summer.
Later this year, Late Autumn
(2011) director KIM Tae-yong
will visit New York with music director BANG Jun-seok
to put on a live film and music event around their jointly produced play Kokdu. The film version Kokdu: A Story of Guardian Angels
(2018) debuted at the Busan International Film Festival
and recently screened in the Generation program of the Berlin International Film Festival. KIM and BANG will team up with the National Gugak Center for the special performance. The performance will be put on at some point this summer.
The Korean Cultural Center New York opened its doors in 1979 and since then has strived to adhere to its mission of promoting cultural arts exchanges and stimulating an interest in Korean culture in the United States.