Battlefield Heroes

June 28, 2012

Apollo Cinema Piccadilly

To kick-start the beginning of the K-FILM series as part of the 100 Day Festival of Korean Culture, you are welcome to a FREE night out for a special screening of ‘Battlefield Heroes’ followed by a Q&A session with the award-winning Director LEE Joon-ik.

The event will take place on June 28 at Apollo Cinema Piccadilly Circus at 6:30PM.

Audiences will be admitted on a FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE basis. Don’t miss out on this rare opportunity.

All members of the audience will receive a raffle ticket and at the end of the films screening and Q&A sessions, raffles will be drawn by Director LEE Joon-ik and His Excellency Ambassador CHOO Kyu-ho.

Prizes include: a signed DVD of Director LEE Joon-ik’s film ‘SUNNY’, a book on Korean Cinema, and for all the K-POP fans, a signed (personally signed by all five members) CD of BIGBANG’s latest album ‘Still Alive’.

Make Thursday evenings a regular date on your calendar, with Thursday simply being “Korean Film Night”!


Berlinale: 62nd Film Festival

Berlinale: Film Festival

from 09/02/12 to 19/02/12

Berlinale Festival Profile

Berlin: an exciting, cosmopolitan cultural hub that never ceases to attract artists from around the world. A diverse cultural scene, a critical public and an audience of film-lovers characterise the city. In the middle of it all, the Berlinale: a great cultural event and one of the most important dates for the international film industry. Around 300,000 sold tickets, more than 19,000 professional visitors from 115 countries, including 4,000 journalists: art, glamour, parties and business are all inseparably linked at the Berlinale.

Japanese Films

– Friends After 3.11 di Iwai Shunji

– Kazoku no kuni (Our Homeland) di Yang Yong-Hi

Kazoku no kuni (Our Homeland) di Fujiwara Toshifumi

– Nuclear Nation di Funahashi Atsushi

– Koi ni itaru yamai (The end of puberty) di Kimura Shoko

– Renta neko (Rent a cat) di Ogigami Naoko

– Kikoeteru, furi wo sita dake (Just Pretended to Hear) di Imaizumi Kaori

For more information click here.

Japan Webpage Contest 2011-12: Deadline extended!

Enter the Japan Webpage Contest for Schools and win up to £1,000 worth of prizes for your school! The deadline is now January 12th 2012.

Following the success of the Japan Foundation’s 2010 Japan Webpage Contest for Schools, we are now accepting entries for the 2011-12 contest!

This contest is open to any UK primary or secondary school that is teaching Japanese or doing any kind of project related to Japan. Your school does not need to be teaching Japanese to enter the contest.

To enter the contest, all you need to do is make a simple webpage about the work that your school is doing with Japanese or Japan. This could be a blog, a wiki, or a page that’s part of your school’s website.

Cash prizes and other prizes will be awarded to the best entries.