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Korean Director Kim Ki-duk Dies of COVID-19 at 59

Controversial South Korean director Kim Ki-duk, known for his violent art-house dramas, has died at 59 in a hospital in Latvia, where he was being treated for COVID-19. 

‘The Secret of a Leader’ Wins Main Prize at Moscow Film Festival

'The Secret of a Leader' by Kazakh director Farhat Sharipov was awarded the best film prize, the Golden St George, at the award ceremony of the 41th Moscow International Film Festival, which was held Thursday in the Russian capital.

Kim Ki-duk Case Seen as Win for #MeToo in South Korea

A South Korean court has made a ruling against director Kim Ki-duk and in favor of the #MeToo movement that has taken the Asian country by storm.

South Korean Filmmaker Kim Ki-duk Accused of Rape

Two other actresses claim they were sexually abused by the Venice Golden Lion-winning director.

South Korea’s Entertainment Industry Reeling From #MeToo Revelations

Actor Cho Jae-hyun, a frequent collaborator of controversial filmmaker Kim Ki-duk, is the latest prominent figure to be caught up in sexual harassment and misconduct allegations.

‘Human, Space, Time and Human’ (‘Inkan, gongkan, sikan grigo inkan’): Film Review | Berlin 2018

Kim Ki-duk's 23rd feature, 'Human, Space, Time and Human' ('Inkan, gongkan, sikan grigo inkan'), portrays the violence on board a ship stranded in mid-air.

Berlin: How South Korea Is Embracing the #MeToo Movement

Following a number of high-profile cases of sexual misconduct, the country’s entertainment sector is launching multiple initiatives to address the issue head-on.

Berlin: Kim Ki-duk, Hong Sang-soo Films Secure Early Sales

Sales banner Finecut has sold the South Korean festival and market titles 'Human, Space, Time and Human,' 'Grass' and 'Last Child.'

Idris Elba’s ‘Yardie’ Heading to Berlin as Festival Completes Panorama Lineup

New films from Kim Ki-duk and Ursula Meier are among the highlights of the festival sidebar.

South Korean Director Kim Ki-duk Sued for Alleged Violence on Set, Adding Unscripted Sex Scene

The Venice Golden Lion-winning filmmaker has been accused of assaulting an actress during the production of his controversial 2013 incest drama 'Moebius.'

South Korean Director Kim Ki-duk Denied Work Visa for Chinese Co-Production

The 'Pieta' filmmaker may serve as artistic director after being denied a visa into China due to recent geopolitical tensions with South Korea.

‘Stop’: Karlovy Vary Review

Veteran Korean shock merchant Kim Ki-duk shows his more restrained side in this Japanese drama set in the aftermath of the Fukushima nuclear plant disaster.