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FILM Screening: Park Yeol (Anarchist from Colony)

Film Viewing of South Korean Movie Park Yeol (Anarchist from Colony)
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Thursday, September 26, 2019
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6:30 pm - 8:39 pm
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Korean Movie Night

The film is based on the true story of the anarchist and revolutionary Park Yeol (Lee Je-hoon), who organizes the anarchist group Heukdohoe, which planned to assassinate Japan's Crown Prince Hirohito during Japanese colonial rule of the Korean Peninsula. The movie also highlights the relationship between Park and his lover Fumiko Kaneko (Choi Hee-seo), a Japanese nihilist who sympathized with Koreans oppressed under Japanese rule.
Park Yeol is the leader of the anarchist group Bulryeongsa, which has 14 Korean and five Japanese members. He seems like an easygoing, courageous and disobedient young man who never troubles others. His partner Fumiko is a strong and intelligent woman who appears to be positive with a sense of humor, though she is imprisoned with her lover.
| 2h 9min | Biography, Drama | Light snacks will be served.

Contact: Eunyoung Kim