Catch Free Screenings of Parasite, Miss Granny + More at This Two-Day Korean Film Fest

Yup, you read that right: for free!

( Though you're probably soaked in all the feels from your K-Drama fave of the moment, films from the Land of the Morning Calm are just as good. It's made even better when you don't have to spend anything for a screening! Here's good news: The 2019 Korean Film Festival, organized by the Korean Cultural Center in the Philippines is screening Parasite, Miss Granny, and other Korean titles for free from November 7 to 8 at SM City Fairview Cinema 6.


Here is the full schedule of the 2019 Korean Film Festival:

November 7

Microhabitat (2018)

Screening time: 12 p.m.
31-year-old Mi So (Esom) works as a housekeeper and only finds relief from three things: cigarettes, whiskey, and the company of her poor boyfriend. As rent and cigarette prices hike up, she packs up and couch surfs at her friends' places while she evaluates her place in the city.

Architecture 101 (2012)

Screening time: 3 p.m.
Brought together by an Architecture 101 class and torn apart by youth and wrong timing, Lee Seung Min (Uhm Tae Woong) and Yang Seo Yeon (Han Ga In) reunite again as professionals at a firm. As they catch up on each other's lives, they begin to fall in love once more, only to realize why things didn't work out in the first place.

House of Hummingbird (2019)

Screening time: 6 p.m.
Young Eun Hee (Park Ji Hoo) muses on her relationship with herself and the rest of the world. As she dissects the reasons why she begins to dislike herself, she wonders if her life beyond her inner thoughts could ever brighten someday.

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House of Us (2019)

Screening time: 8 p.m.
Sisters Yoo Mi and Yoo Jin hate moving from one house to another and are fearful of the day they have to move once again. They meet Ha Na, who laments the fact that her parents always fight, and they instantly form a bond. Wishing to remain good friends, the three girls vow to protect one other's homes.

November 8

Parasite (2019)

Screening time: 12 p.m.
Directed by Bong Joon Ho, this film follows a poor family who weasels their way into the mansion of a rich household by faking credentials and working for them. As they indulge in their short-term joy, the house's secrets unravel, and guilt from their sins bury them alive.

Miss Granny (2014)

Screening time: 3 p.m.
Seventy-four-year-old Oh Mal Soon (Na Moon Hee) magically transforms into her 20-year-old self after having her picture taken at a mysterious photo booth. She renames herself Oh Doo Ri (Shim Eun Kyung) and hides from her family, as she tries out new things on her own.


Little Forest (2018)

Screening time: 6 p.m.
After failing her licensure exam to become a teacher, Hye Won (Kim Tae Ri) returns to the small village where she was raised. Her mother is gone, but in her wake lies a little forest she has cultivated, waiting for her daughter's return.

For more information, visit the 2019 Korean Film Festival Facebook event page.

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