Korea's Rediscovered Colonial Films: History, Culture, and Legacy


Thursday, December 9, 2010, 4:00pm


Bowie-Vernon Conference Room (K262), CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States

Roundtable Discussion - Co-sponsored by Edwin O. Reischauer Instite of Japanese Studies and Harvard Film Archive

People Involved:
Carter J. Eckert, Yoon Se Young Professor of Korean History, Harvard University
John W. Dower, Ford International Professor of History, M.I.T.
Michael Robinson, Professor, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Indiana University
Kyeong-Hee Choi, Associate Professor in Modern Korean Literature, University of Chicago
Aaron Gerow, Associate Professor of Film Studies and East Asian Languages and Literatures, Yale University
Franziska Seraphim, Associate Professor and Core Moderator, Boston College
Contact Person: Dima David Mironenko-Hubbs

Program Schedule

***All films are accompanied by English subtitles***

Sunday, December 5 – Opening Night at the Harvard Film Archive
Angels on the Streets (Chip ŏmnŭn ch’ŏnsa, 1941) // by director Choi In-kyu
Spring of Korean Peninsula (Pando ŭi pom, 1941) // by director Lee Byeong-il
Main Lecture Hall, Carpenter Center, 24 Quincy St., 7:00 p.m.

Monday, December 6
Sweet Dream (Mimong, 1936) // by director Yang Joo-nam
Military Train (Kunyong yŏlch’a, 1938) // by director Seo Gwang-jae
Porté Seminar Room (S250), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge St., 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, December 7
Fisherman’s Fire (Ŏhwa, 1939) // by director Ahn Cheol-young
Volunteer (Chiwŏnbyŏng, 1941) // by director Ahn Seok-young
Belfer Case Study Room (S020), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge St., 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday, December 8
Straits of Chosun (Chosŏn haehyŏp, 1943) // by director Park Ki-chae
Dear Soldier (Pyŏngjŏngnim, 1944) // by director Bang Han-joon
Belfer Case Study Room (S020), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge St., 4:00 p.m.