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4D Theater Highlights Campaign to Increase Awareness of Disabilities

4D Theater Highlights Campaign to Increase Awareness of Disabilities

SEOUL, Jun. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — The “Campaign to Increase the Awareness of the Disabled through Culture” that the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST) jointly conducted with Lotte Cultureworks Co., the retail giant Lotte Group’s cinema affiliate, is drawing attention. Some 70 ordinary citizens who visited Lotte Cinema Cheongnyangni Branch in Seoul participated [...]

“Black Tent” Theater Challenges Government’s Censorship of the Arts

“Black Tent” Theater Challenges Government’s Censorship of the Arts

SEOUL, Jan. 11 (Korea Bizwire) – The existence of a “black list” censoring South Korean artists has been confirmed.  Under the Park Geun-hye administration, thousands of artists, including filmmakers and actors, were blacklisted for supporting agendas that went against the opinions of the central government.  Condemning the act of censorship and the suppression of freedom [...]

CJ’s 4D Movie Theaters Draw 10 mln Viewers in Shortest Time This Year

CJ’s 4D Movie Theaters Draw 10 mln Viewers in Shortest Time This Year

SEOUL, Nov. 5 (Korea Bizwire) – Multiplex operator CJ CGV’s four dimensional movie theater, “4DX”, has hit the 10-million global viewer mark in the shortest time period this year, its company said Thursday. The feat was achieved by 187 4DX theaters in 32 countries, including South Korea, China, Japan and the U.S., which exceeded the [...]