Daerijeon: The Proxy War—Online Now!

Well, folks, it took two and a half years—actually, almost three—but finally, Mrs. Jiwaku’s short film adaptation of the famous Korean SF writer/film-critic Djuna‘s novella (so-so translation here), “Daerijeon: The Proxy War” is online. You can see it over at Youtube, though I’ll embed it here for your convenience: Note, that’s set to autoload the English subtitles by […]

Korean SF Festival 2014

This entry is part 65 of 66 in the series SF in South Korea

This entry is part 65 of 66 in the series SF in South KoreaThose tracking Korean SF might be pleased to note that the Gwacheon International SF Film Festival I blogged about a while back–and which has continued over the years since–has expanded into a kind of Korean SF Festival, full stop. There’s a big film component, but there seems to […]

A.M. 11:00 (11 A.M.)

This entry is part 64 of 66 in the series SF in South Korea

This entry is part 64 of 66 in the series SF in South KoreaWell, I finally sat down and watched the Korean Sf film A.M. 11:00 with Mrs. Jiwaku last night. It’s a time travel outing I heard about (and mentioned here) ages ago; delays on film releases never bode well, but I thought the […]

Asia’s First Steampunk Art Exhibition

This entry is part 63 of 66 in the series SF in South Korea

This entry is part 63 of 66 in the series SF in South KoreaWell, we’re back from our trip to Korea. Many missions were accomplished, though the visit was too short to see everyone I would have liked to. I focused on seeing the people who probably won’t be in Korea next time I’m there, […]

Articles on Korean SF in _list Magazine

This entry is part 62 of 66 in the series SF in South Korea

This entry is part 62 of 66 in the series SF in South KoreaFor those interested in South Korean SF, but unable to read it themselves (like me) you will be interested in the little treasure trove of articles I’ve just run across on the subject. They were published as part of the Summer 2013 […]