Free screening of Chan Wook Park's JSA with Firecracker magazine
10th May 05
If you live in London, here's one you can't afford to miss. Firecracker magazine (an online magazine bringing audiences the best in East Asian cinema) have teamed up with Tartan Asia Extreme to present a special free screening for Firecracker subscribers: the UK Premiere of Park Chan-wook's JSA (Joint Security Area) at the Curzon Soho cinema, London, on Monday May 16th at 7pm.
You'll need to be a subscriber to Firecracker Magazine (see www.firecracker-media.com for more information), but even if you are not a current subscriber you can still qualify for the free ticket online right now.
Simply click on subscribe to add your email address to their subscriber list (don't worry - it's free!), then email the team who will then respond with a confirmation e-mail. Present your printed-out confirmation email at the Curzon ticket desk on the day to collect your ticket! (one seat per subscriber only!)
Firecracker Magazine will then be delivered directly to your inbox on the first Friday of every month. The magazine is supported by the UK Film Council and is published online every month at www.firecracker-magazine.com.
Firecracker Showcase Ltd is a film and media organisation specialising in bringing the best in East Asian cinema to the UK through channels as diverse as publishing, events and distribution.
Following a fatal shooting incident between North and South Korean guards at the most fortified border in the world - the Joint Security Area (JSA) splitting the peninsula in half since 1953 - a UN official is sent to investigate, and uncovers more than she could ever have anticipatedÖ
Heralded as the film that kick-started the stellar career of Oldboy director Park Chan-wook, JSA broke box-office records in its native Korea on its release in 2000.