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London Korean Film Festival 2016

The UK’s 11th annual celebration of Korean cinema begins in London tonight. Spank The Monkey presents a preview.

The Truth Beneath London Korean Film Festival 2016
The Truth Beneath

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London Film Festival 2016 Days 1 to 2

A United Kingdom (dir. Amma Asante, scr. Gus Hibbert)

The 60th BFI London Film Festival kicked off on Wednesday evening with a gala performance of A United Kingdom, the story of Seretse Khama (David Oyelowo), king-in-waiting of Bechuanaland (now Botswana), and Ruth Williams (Rosamund Pike), an underwriter’s clerk. They marry, and incur the wrath of her family, his uncle, and the British and South African governments, who all conspire to separate them. Continue reading London Film Festival 2016 Days 1 to 2