"1987: When the Day Comes" is a powerful depiction of the birth of modern Korean democracy. The acclaimed film is a gripping political drama based on the real-life events surrounding South Korea's June Democracy Uprising in 1987, which brought about the end of the military regime of President Chun Doo-hwan.
7:30 PM Friday, Jan. 12, 2018Travis AuditoriumFuller Theological Seminary135 N Oakland AvePasadena, CA 91101
Set in the tumultuous year of 1987 and featuring an all-star ensemble of top Korean actors (including Kim Yoon-seok, Ha Jung-woo, Yoo Hae-jin, and Kim Tae-ri), 1987: When the Day Comes focuses on the death of real-life student activist Park Jong-chul due to police torture and the subsequent cover-up under President Chun's oppressive military regime. As officials work to conceal the incident, an unlikely group of individuals- including public prosecutors, journalists, college students, and religious leaders- attempt to reveal the truth of what happened. The momentous series of events that follow will eventually change South Korea forever.
The screening will be followed by a discussion with:- Dr. Sebastian Kim, Professor of Theology and Public Life and Executive Director of the Korean Studies Center for Fuller Seminary- Heejeon Kim, Vice President of Distribution, CJ Entertainment America- Eugene Suen, Co-Director of Reel Spirituality.