Her multimedia company, TruthAid, creates projects aimed at engaging and educating audiences about challenging topics.
It’s easy to identify with the character Ryu Jun Yeol plays in the film Money. His character Il Hyun just started working at the job he always dreamed of, but working hard—and even work-based socializing—has not led to success. Then he gets a dubious tip on how to make it big.
Although Kevin Woo was a member of a k-pop band and now lives in Seoul, he was actually born and raised in California. As a teenager, the idea of working in Asia intrigued him, so he auditioned at a South Korean talent agency, where he was taken on as a trainee.
Netflix began expanding its Korean programming in 2016 and has since not only compiled an extensive library of licensed programs, but created several original productions, such as the historical zombie tale "Kingdom" and the rom com "My First First Love."
It was already been a wildly successful year for Korean film but on May 25 director Bong Joon Ho made cinematic history by winning the Palme d’Or at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival for his suspenseful dark comedy "Parasite."
CBD—cannabidiol—is suddenly everywhere and is being touted as a cure-all ingredient in lotions, tinctures, salves and balms. The dramatic proliferation of CBD products has led analysts at the Brightfield Group to predict the market will reach $22 billion by 2022, “outpacing the rest of the cannabis market combined.”
Prime time TV programming in Korea, much like prime time in the US, has broadened efforts to appeal to young female viewers by featuring more complex, communicative female characters. However, in the U.S. most of those characters are created by men.
Research suggests that more than half of all travelers experience health problems while on a trip, many of which could be prevented by vaccinations or bringing along appropriate medications. Getting sound medical advice before departure can ...
Super Junior's Choi Si Won is a talented actor, singer, songwriter and dancer, yet it took more than a decade for k-drama viewers to recognize just how funny he could be.
When filmmaker Meira Blaustein co-founded the Woodstock Film Festival in 2000, there was minimal film presence in the Hudson Valley.
Many local communities continued to speak Dutch for 200 years after New Netherland surrendered to England.
Kingston resident Yvonne Sewell works to make sure artists are treated with respect.
In the 1960s and 70s, Max’s Kansas City was New York City’s most buzz-worthy nightspot, drawing an eclectic, electric crowd of stars, creatives, and counterculture celebrities.
House of Hummingbird, which won prizes at the 23rd Busan International Film Festival, the Seoul Independent Film Festival, and the 69th Berlin Film Festival, can soon be seen at the Tribeca Film Festival.
When DramaFever suddenly shut down without notice on October 16, 2018, viewers and site contributors were confused. The streaming site abruptly went black with a message saying that the sudden closure was due to “a variety of business reasons.”
Author Lisa See had wanted to write about the haenyeo for a decade when she realized that time was running out. If she waited much longer there might not be many women left to interview.