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ACMI presents

Spotlight on K-Horror

Film program


Sat 27 Jul – Sun 4 Aug

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Explore the frights and delights of new and classic Korean Horror films on the big screen at ACMI.

From vengeful ghosts to spooky shaman, K-Horror has soared in popularity over the past few years. Never afraid to buck traditional western horror tropes, K-Horror often avoids jump scares and happy endings to instead push boundaries of genre conventions and show sincerity, action thrills and comedy across a slower, scarier burn.

In this Spotlight season we celebrate the broad history of Korean horror films, from the post-censorship era in the early 2000s, to the box office smashes of 2024.

We are screening four South Korean films that offer an introduction to the subgenre:

As part of our Asia-Pacific horror spotlight series, each season we aim to introduce you to key films from the region, from cornerstone classics, niche and rare finds, new releases and emerging talents.


Cinema 2, Level 2
ACMI, Fed Square

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