Swing Kids

Up next in our FREE series presented by the Korean Cultural Center DC is the story of Ro Gi Soo, a tap dancing North Korean soldier who was held captive in the Geoje prison camp during the Korean War.
July 2019
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$11 regular admission
$9 matinees (before 6pm)
$9 students/seniors/active military with valid ID
$8 MdFF Members
Swing Kids

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Director: Kang Hyoung-Chul

Presented by: Korean Cultural Center DC

 

2018, South Korea, 133 minutes, Digital, NR

Language: Korean, English, Mandarin, and Japanese with English subtitles

Distributor: Well Go USA

Program Notes

Korean Cultural Center in Washington, DC and the SNF Parkway co-present Swing Kids for FREE during Artscape 2019!

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In this swinging musical drama set during the Korean War, the soldiers at a POW camp plan a tap show to distract both themselves and the prisoners from the hardships of war. Led by a former Broadway dancer and a rebellious North Korean soldier, the band of prisoners find a new sense of freedom in dancing.

Critics' Praise

“Fancifully snappy dance numbers vie with grisly bullet ballet for top set piece honors: Kang stages both with aplomb, leaving audiences caught between crying and cheering.”
— Guy Lodge, Variety

“Tells an engaging, enjoyable story, peppered with impressive dance numbers.”
— Noel Murray, Los Angeles Times


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