Silent River Film and Literary Society on its inaugural event, is proud to present “National Security” (Namyeong-dong 1985), directed by veteran South Korean film director Chung Ji-young. Chung Ji-young will be in attendance from South Korea to engage in a Q&A with audiences and receive the River Spirit Award for his lifetime achievements. He will also receive the River Rock Award on behalf of actor Ahn Sung-kee for his role in feature film “Unbowed” screened at the Silent River Film Festival.
Reserve your spot to watch an unforgettable South Korean film (with English subtitles)
at the Irvine Civic Center on Sunday, August 11th, followed by a reception at Arirang BBQ House in Irvine!
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Synopsis: On September 4, 1984, democracy movement leader Kim Jong-tae (Park Won-sang) is arrested and taken to an infamous interrogation facility in Namyeong-dong. For the next 22 days, he would be cruelly and continuously tortured in all manners by interrogators intent on forcing him to confess to communist collaboration.