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Bamseom Pirates, Seoul Inferno By JUNG Yoonsuk

Hosted by the Consul of the Singapore Movie Group
Culture & Entertainment
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Took place 1 month ago
Sat 14 Oct 19:00 - 21:30

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Do you like documentaries? Do you like music? Are you craving to understand the fighting spirit of the Korean youth culture? If your answer to any of those questions is yes or you just simply want to watch a doc about a Korean underground rock band, please join for BAMSEOM PIRATES, SEOUL INFERNO Protected content JUNG Yoonsuk at the National Gallery Singapore.

South Korea | Korean with English subtitles | Protected content 119 min | NC16
“All hail Kim Jong-il!” Bamseom Pirates yells these controversial lyrics on its album Seoul Inferno, a name inspired by the notorious line “North Korea can put Seoul in a sea of fire” in a Protected content by North Korean representative Park Young-soo. This South Korean band takes its musical code from grindcore, one of the most radical genres of contemporary music, comprising elements from rock, punk and metal, and its performative approach from avant-garde happenings. The band’s self-deprecating humour, coupled with the sparkling wit and originality of its satirical take on South Korean society, has provoked polarizing responses."
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The movie starts at 7:30PM. I will be at the cafeteria on the 1st floor around 7PM to greet you all.

I'm watching another Korean documentary about North Korea earlier that day. Check out the posting at Protected content

Thank you and cheeeeeers!

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NOTE: This is an open showing, so anyone can come and go as they please and essentially there is no limit to the # of attendees. But please understand we organize in the spirit of light socializing, so you get to know a few new faces and enjoy the movie together rather than watching it alone (and secretly sad). So, if you change your plan and decide not to show, PLEASE UPDATE YOUR RSVP STATUS IN ADVANCE, so we don't linger for you. If you'd like to bring a non-member, we highly recommend to have him/her sign up for Internations and RSVP for the activity. Thank you!

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