Master of Deception: Director Choi Dong-hoon

March 1, 2013 - March 2, 2013, Varied

Eileen Norris Cinema Theatre/Frank Sinatra Hall, 3507 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, CA 90007

The USC Korean Studies Institute and School of Cinematic Arts present
the 2013 Korean Film Festival

Master of Deception: Choi Dong-hoon

Co-sponsored by USC East Asian Studies Center, USC Korean Heritage Library, Korean Cultural Center - LA, KOFIC LA, and 3Plus Logistics



Friday, March 1 - Saturday, March 2, 2013


The USC Korean Film Festival presents the work of blockbuster South Korean director, Choi Dong-hoon. Please join us for special 35mm screenings of Choi's films including the 2012 hit, The Thieves. Director Choi will also participate on a special panel entitled "Korean Cinema, Transnational Genres, and Global Culture" on Saturday, March 2nd, moderated by David James (Chair of the Bryan Singer Division of Critical Studies, USC School of Cinematic Arts).

This event is free and open to the public.

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USC's Eileen Norris Cinema Theatre/Frank Sinatra Hall, 3507 Trousdale Pkwy


Friday, March 1, 2013

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM: The Big Swindle (2004, 116 min)

8:10 PM - 10:30 PM: Jeon Woo-chi: The Taoist Wizard (2009, 136 min)

Saturday, March 2, 2013

11:00 AM - 1:20 PM: Tazza: The High Rollers (2006, 139 min)

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM: Panel and Q & A - "Korean Cinema, Transnational Genres, and Global Culture" Moderated by David James (Chair of USC Cinematic Arts, Critical Studies) with participants Director Choi Dong-hoon, Producer Ahn Soo-hyun, Jason Squire (USC Cinematic Arts Professor of the Practice, Film Production), Kelly Jeong (Professor of Comparative Literature and Foreign Languages, UC Riverside), Hollywood film producers and other specialists

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM: Reception outside of the Eileen Norris Cinema Theatre

3:50 PM - 6:15 PM: The Thieves (2012, 135 min)

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Contact Information

Name: Korean Studies Institute
Phone: 213-740-3758