The Korean Film Festival in Australia is celebrating their 10th Anniversary
Celebrating 10 years of screening the very best in Korean cinema Down Under, The Korean Film Festival in Australia (KOFFIA), returns to Sydney (22-31 Aug), Canberra (22-25 Aug), Brisbane (5-8 Sept) and Melbourne (5-12 Sept) for another year, showcasing the hottest films from Korea’s thriving film industry.
Launched in 2010 and organised by the Korean Cultural Centre Australia, KOFFIA is the biggest Korean film event in Oceania. Held in four major Australian cities – Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Canberra, it is the largest government funded Korean event outside Korea and is proudly supported by the Korean Film Council, the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea and the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
The 10th Festival in 2019 will run for 18 days showcasing 22 films over 53 sessions. It aims to present the wonder of Korean culture through film. From big budget Blockbusters, gripping indie flicks, rom-coms, pop culture musings and more, the Festival presents a packed program of world-class cinema, from the hottest Korean filmmakers. KOFFIA is a cinematic experience for people of all tastes, ages and cultural backgrounds.
KOFFIA Sneak Peak
Dates and Venues of KOFFIA
- Sydney : 22-31 Aug 2019 @ Dendy Opera Quay (Shop 9, 2 East, Sydney NSW 2000)
- Canberra : 22-25 Aug 2019 @ Palace Electric (NewActon Nishi, 2 Phillip Law St, Canberra ACT 2601)
- Brisbane : 5-8 Sep 2019 @ The Elizabeth Picture Theatre (175 Elizabeth St, Brisbane City QLD 4000)
- Melbourne : 5-12 Sep 2019 @ Capitol Theatre (113 Swanston St, Melbourne VIC 3000)
Every film presented at the Festival screens with English subtitles.
We’ll bring you all the details of KOFFIA as they are released, including the full program details and the international guests who will be attending.
Tickets go on sale from 1 August (Sydney and Canberra) and 16 August (Brisbane and Melbourne).
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Written and edited by Narelle