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2021 Korean Film Festival - Minari & Our First Immigrants

2021 Korean Film Festival - Minari & Our First Immigrants

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  • Fri 3 Dec ’21, 5:25pm – 8:00pm


Embassy Theatre, 10 Kent Terrace, Mt Victoria, Wellington



Registration Types:

  • Minari & Our First Immigrants: $0.00

2021 Korean Film Festival returns this year with an exceptional opportunity to enjoy seven well-selected Korean films to Wellington on 3-4 December at the Embassy Theatre.
Organised by the Korean Embassy in Wellington, the Korean Foundation Organization and the Korean Cinerama Trust, the Korean Film Festival is an annual event that promotes cultural exchanges between Korea and New Zealand. This year’s festival brings together some of the most popular and ground-breaking films.

The film will be in Korean with English Subtitles:

o Minari *Screening with a special documentary <Our First Immigrants>-
- Fri. 3 Dec., 5:55 PM (115min)
- Genre: Drama
- Rating: PG-coarse language
- It’s the 1980s, and David, a seven-year-old Korean American boy, is faced with new surroundings and a different way of life when his father, Jacob, moves their family from the West Coast to rural Arkansas. His mother, Monica, is aghast that they live in a mobile home in the middle of nowhere, and naughty little David and his sister are bored and aimless. When his equally mischievous grandmother arrives from Korea to live with them, her unfamiliar ways arouse David’s curiosity. Meanwhile, Jacob, hell-bent on creating a farm on untapped soil, throws their finances, his marriage, and the stability of the family into jeopardy.

o Our First Immigrants
- Fri. 3 Dec., 5:25 PM (20min)
- Genre: Documentary
- Rating: G
- This short film is a documentary about the first generation of Korean immigrants in New Zealand. This film is a documentary consists of interviews with 10 Koreans who set foot in New Zealand in the
1970s. They tell us valuable stories that have not been disclosed for over 40 years.

Booking is required and available through Eventfinda.
FREE EVENT with general admission (first-come, first-served seating).
If you wish to make any changes/cancel the ticket, please contact us at
* Due to limited seating, we request that you cancel at least 3 days before the session

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