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  • Mar 21, 2011

Big-Screen Insight Into the Korean Peninsula

Film still from Young-Nam Kim’s The Boat (2009), one of the standouts at the Korean American Film Festival New York, 2011.

The opening reception for the Korean American Film Festival New York (KAFFNY) at Chelsea Cinemas on March 17 was an impressive celebratory start to the four-day festival. Besides the delicious food on offer, Paul Miller—aka DJ Spooky—the electronic and hip-hop musician, performed a live score with cellist Okkyung Lee and violinist Sean Lee. The evening ended with a screening of Psychohydrography (2010), directed by Peter Bo Rappmund.