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Dennis Lim: “Tale of Cinema,” the films of Hong Sangsoo

Dennis Lim, film critic and Artistic Director of the New York Film Festival and author of “Tale of Cinema,” an examination of the work of South Korean film-maker Hong Sang-soo, in conversation with host Richard Wolinsky.

Dennis Lim was previously the the director of programming of the Film Society of Lincoln Center. Before that he was film editor at the Village Voice, and has taught at Harvard University and NYU. His first book, David Lynch: The Man from Another Place, was published in 2015.

His new book, Tale of Cinema about the South Korean director Hong Sangsoo, focuses on all of Hong’s work through the lens of the 2005 film of the same name. Berkeley Art Museum Pacific Film Archive, BAMPFA is having a retrospective of seven of Hong Sangsoo’s films from February 3rd through February 18th, including Tale of Cinema on opening night. Most of Hong’s films are available for rental through Apple and Amazon streaming, and ten can be found on the free library app, Kanopy, including two from the BAM/PFA retrospective.

Photos courtesy Berkeley Art Museum Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA)