Manama, September 23 (BNA) History will come alive on Bahrain screens when the ninth annual Korean Film Festival opens with “The Great Battle,” a fascinating re-enactment of the epic 88-day battle launched by Yang Man Chun, commander of Ansi Fort, and his forces In Goguryeo they fought against Emperor Taizong of the Tang Dynasty and his army, which was six times larger than his.
The Korean Embassy in Bahrain said that “2021 Korea Movie Nights” will be held from October 5-7 at the cinema complex in the Oasis Complex in Juffair, with full adherence to the precautionary measures for social distancing.
The embassy said: “This year, in line with the simplified precautionary measures, and with full vigilance, the annual film festival returns to its original form in the theater for three consecutive nights with the condition of pre-booking for those wishing to attend the screenings.” .
October 6 will do a “startup” check. A 2019 Dromedy about the trials and tribulations of puberty for two young men.
The family drama “Be By My Side” will conclude the festival with an emotional story about the grandfather’s last days and his preparations for the future of his grandchildren.
Those intending to attend any of the shows are required to register by filling out an online form for each film, starting September 23. Seats are limited and allocated on a first-come-first-served basis.
“In line with regulations, only the fully vaccinated (Green Shield) public and retrievers are allowed to enter the festival,” the embassy said.
Over the years, Korea has built very strong cultural ties with Bahrain through several cultural projects that have included the Korean Film Festival now in its ninth year, dance performances by a Korean troupe, traditional Korean fashion show, exhibitions of Korean scenes captured by the Bahraini Photographers Competition and Taekwondo.