Seire

Seire (2021)

Seire screened for the London Korean Film Festival 2021 Seire, also know as samchil-il, is a 21-day ritual period of post-partum confinement for a newborn baby, during which time protective saekki ropes are hung over the threshold, special dietary measures are observed, only immediate family are allowed to visit, and the new parents, if they…

Stellar A Magical Ride

Stellar: A Magical Ride (2022)

Stellar: A Magical Ride, first presented as an on-stage introduction to its screening at the London Korean Film Festival 2022 You wait for one Korean film where various parties go in chaotic pursuit of a car and its contents, and two come along. Lee Jae-won’s capitalist parable Thunderbird is a tense, shabby, Safdie-esque tale of…