Korean Film
2022.Sep.27 - OCT.10
2022.SEP.27 19:00 Opening Reception 2022.SEP.28 19:00 Sunset in My Hometown 2022.SEP.29 19:00 KOKDU: A STORY OF GUARDIAN ANGELS 2022.OCT.02 19:00 Love, Lies 2022.OCT.01 - OCT.10 Online

5th Ottawa Korean Film Festival(OKFF)

Ottawa Korean Film Festival(OKFF)


The Korean Cultural Centre is pleased to host the 5th Ottawa Korean Film Festival(OKFF), which will take place in-person and online this year from Tuesday, September 27 to Monday, October 10, offering Canadians an unparalleled opportunity to enjoy the best Korean films. This year's theme is Music & Dance!

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  1. Opening Reception

    The Korean Cultural Centre Canada presents the 5th annual Ottawa Korean Film Festival (OKFF), which takes place from September 27 through October 10, 2022. This year's OKFF, with the theme “Music and Dance,” includes a remarkable lineup of films featuring various music and dance. The Korean Cultural Centre Canada kicks off the OKFF with an opening reception where three outstanding Korean short films will be screened: "The Blank," "The Recorder Exam," and "The Levers."

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    Hak-soo has challenged TV audition program for 6 years but never gets into the finalist. On the day he fails his 7th audition, he receives a call from his hometown that his father is in the hospital. He rushes to his hometown Byeon-san, only to find it his father lied to bring him to Byeon-san. He heads back to Seoul, but he is suspected as a phishing scam criminal there.

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    From this world to the next, 4 Kokdus accompany the dead to find eternal peace.

    Brother and sister, Soo-min and Dong-min sell their grandmother’s shoes in a junk shop to buy a puppy. On the day they bring a puppy home, grandmother falls sick. Feeling guilty, they head to find her shoes back. While searching for the shoes in the pile of junk, they get lost and are sent to the underworld by mistake. There they meet Kokdus, the guardians to console and lead the dead to the underworld. With the help of Kokdus, two children set off the journey to find their grandmother’s shoes.

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  4. Online Screening

    The Ottawa Korean Film Festival (OKFF) features an exciting lineup of Korean films. This year's theme is Music & Dance!! With the aim to familiarize Canadians with diverse Korean films and to promote more interest in K-Cinema, we hope that more people will be able celebrate K-Cinema with OKFF.

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  5. Love, Lies

    Two best friends, So-yool and Yeon-hee, dream of becoming the top artists in Seoul together. But their friendship doesn't last long as Yoon-woo, So-yool's first love and songwriter, falls in love with Yeon-hee and her voice. So-yool's feeling of jealousy and inferiority towards Yeon-hee grows by the day, and she eventually makes a drastic decision to bring the two lovers down.

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    Join us for a 90 minute-conversation with directors KIM Boyoung (THE LEVERS, 2018), SHIN SI-JEONG (THE BLANK, 2021), and CHUNG Jiwoon (THE PRINCESS'S FRUIT STAND, 2021) on October 4th at 19:30(EST).

    Directors: KIM Boyoung, SHIN SI-JEONG, CHUNG Jiwoon
    Date: Thursday, October 4th, 19:30 – 21:00(EST) (90mins)
    Location: ZOOM

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  7. DIrectors Talk: BYUN Sung-bin

    Join us for a 90 minute-conversation with director BYUN Sung-Bin (GOD’S DAUGHTER DANCES, 2020) on October 6th at 19:30(EST).

    Director: BYUN, Sung-Bin
    Date: Thursday, October 6th, 19:30 – 21:00(EST) (90mins)
    Location: ZOOM

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  8. DIrectors Talk: SONG Il-gon

    Join us for a 90 minute-conversation with Director SONG Il-gon (DANCE OF TIME, 2009) on October 8th at 19:30(EST).

    Director: SONG, Il-gon
    Date: Thursday, October 8th, 19:30 – 21:00(EST) (90mins)
    Location: ZOOM

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