Wow. I’m speechless.
I don’t have the energy to post anything substantive but wanted to share this video of a gospel choir called Heritage Mass Choir.
What makes them even a more pleasant surprise is that this is a Korean gospel choir. Who says we don’t have s(e)oul? They’re singing a song entitled, My Desire is to Worship God (Kirk Franklin), in Korean and if you only want a tidbit, start watching around 3:00. Continue reading “amazing “korean” gospel choir”
What are the 10 Best Korean films?
Here is my list. Some may question the inclusion of some of these films but they fulfill my requirements –
- a compelling story
- superb acting
- captivating cinematography
- a larger societal impact and message
I make these recommendations not simply because I’m Korean-American and have a healthy level of pride in Korean art & culture but because anyone that knows anything about film can attest how the Korean film industry is making some serious waves around the world. Each year, you will see an increasing number of films being entered into international film festivals (and some that have walked away with notable prizes such as Oldboy in the 2004 Cannes film festival). With the emergence of Asian film festivals in growing urban cities around the world, you’ll be learning more and more about Korean actors, actresses, directors, and films. Continue reading “10 best korean movies/films”