Professor Kyung Moon Hwang introduces some of his favourite Korean movies from his new book, "Fate and Freedom in Korean Historical Films".

Professor Kyung Moon Hwang from the ANU School of Culture, History & Language introduces some of his favourite Korean movies from his new book, Fate and Freedom in Korean Historical Films.

It’s a way to look into these works' depictions of the Korean past as a way to understand the Korean present. The event will feature a 45-minute presentation, followed by a 45-minute Q&A and discussion. There will also be brief commentary provided by special guest Darcy Paquet, one of the pre-eminent Korean movie critics and founder of the authoritative review site Koreanfilm.org.

Kyung Moon Hwang is a Korea Foundation Professor and the Director of the ANU Korea Institute.

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Professor Kyung Moon Hwang

Kyung Moon Hwang is a historian of Korea, with research interests in early 20th century politics and society, material history of the modern era, and historical memory and representation.

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