Korean and Japanese Animation at the Egyptian Theatre

Mar 18th 2007
"KOREAN AND JAPANESE ANIMATION TODAY"

AT THE EGYPTIAN THEATRE

PRESS RELEASE

"Please join us for this historic event!"

WHAT: It's the first-time ever Korea and Japan have joined together in
showcasing their latest animated films. There will be one film from each
nation: Korea's controversial sci-fi comedy AACHI AND SSIPAK directed by
Bum-Jin Joe and Japan's cutting edge fantasy THE GIRL WHO LEAPT THROUGH
TIME directed by Mamoru Hosoda.

11:00 AM: AACHI & SSIPAK, 2006, Studio 2.0, 90 min. Dir. Bum-Jin Joe.

12:30 AM: Break

1:30 PM: THE GIRL WHO LEAPT THROUGH TIME, 2006, KADOKAWA PICTURES USA, 98
min. Dir. Mamoru Hosoda.

3:10 PM: Break

3:20 PM: Panel discussion with moderator Ken Duer (Producer, Phuuz
Entertainment), Bum-Jin Joe (Director of AACHI AND SSIPAK), Mamoru Hosoda
(Director of THE GIRL WHO LEAPT THROUGH TIME), Jae Y Moe (President, Sunwoo
Entertainment USA) and Mitsuko Ito (USC Research Scientist.)

WHERE & WHEN: Saturday March 31 - 11:00 AM to 4:20 PM

At the Egyptian Theatre 6712 Hollywood Boulevard?Los Angeles, CA 90028

KOREAN AND JAPANESE ANIMATION TODAY - FREE ADMISSION

Presented by: Korean Cultural Center, Los Angeles

The American Cinematheque

The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles

Co-Organized by: Korea Culture and Contents Agency, Los Angeles

Wowmax Media!

Supported by: Korean Consulate General in Los Angeles
Consulate-Generals of Japan in Los Angeles



"AACHI & SSIPAK"?100 Seats



"THE GIRL WHO LEAPT THROUGH TIME"?500 Seats

FREE ADMISSION; RSVP Required (Tickets available for pick-up only on day of
event in the box office). To RSVP, visit: www. Kccla.org or www.jflalc.org



Information: Yoshihiro Nihei [email protected] (The Japan Foundation, Los
Angeles)

Tammy Chung [email protected] (Korean Cultural Center, Los Angeles)



About the Korean Cultural Center, Los Angeles:

The Korean Cultural Center, Los Angeles works under the Consulate General
of the Republic of Korea to promote mutual cultural understanding between
the United States and Korea. For more information about the Cultural Center
and its programs, please visit www.kccla.org .

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