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Embassy of the Republic of Korea hosts “Korea Film Week 2012”

For Release Upon Receipt - November 7, 2012

St. Augustine

The Embassy of the Republic of Korea cordially invites you to ‘Korea Film Week 2012’, under the patronage of the Korea Foundation and the University of the West Indies (UWI). Beginning today, November 7th and continuing till November 10th, five Korean language films will be screened, exposing patrons to the language and culture of the Republic of Korea.

Admission is free and open to the public and on a first-come, first-served basis. A prior reservation is recommended as only 150 seats are available for each screening.

The screening schedules are as follows:

  • 7th November, 6.30-8.30pm – Pacemaker
  • 8th November, 6-8pm – Scandal Maker
  • 9th November, 3.30-5.30pm (for secondary school students) and 6-8pm – A Barefoot Dream
  • 10th November, 2-4pm – Papa 3-5pm – Le Grand Chef

The Embassy hopes that this film week will help to promote the cultural exchange and mutual understanding between the people of Korea and Trinidad and Tobago.  

For further information and to reserve tickets, please call 622 9081 or 319 0803 or email to reserve your spot.

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