Habib Institute for Asian Studies: Okja
Thursday, February 22 at 7 PM
The Habib Institute for Asian Studies presents a free screening of OKJA as part of their East Asian Ecocinema Symposium. A young South Korean girl struggles to save her friend, a genetically modified giant pig, from a multinational meat producer, in director Bong Joon-ho’s (“Parasite,” “Snowpiercer”) whimsical look at questions of corporate greed, GMOs and environmental sustainability. Okja sees Bong Joon-ho continuing to create defiantly eclectic entertainment — and still hitting more than enough of his narrative targets in the midst of a tricky tonal juggling act.
Find out more about the East Asian Ecocinema Symposium by clicking here: https://www.uidaho.edu/class/hias/events/ecocinema
Rated: PG-13 | 2 hr | Tickets: Free
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