The first Spanish Film Week in South Korea. Read this information to know more about it.
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“Campeones” opens the first Spanish Film Week in South Korea

Seoul / On Tuesday, the first Spanish Film Week in South Korea started in Seoul with the screening of director Javier Fesser’s “Campeones” film, awarded with the Goya for best film in 2019.

 

 
The film exhibition, organized by the Embassy of Spain and the Seoul film library, will last until Sunday, November 24 and it includes six other Spanish-language films.

In addition to “Campeones”, they will be screened in original version and with subtitles “Handia” (2017), by Jon Garaño and Aitor Arregi; “El Aviso” (2018), Daniel Calparsoro; “Todo sobre mi madre” (1999), by Pedro Almodovar; “Maria y los otros” (2016), by Nely Reguera; “Petra” (2018), by Jaime Rosales; and “Truman” (2015), by Cesc Gay.

The film exhibition, the first of its kind in the Asian country, seeks to increase the interest of South Koreans in cinema made in Spain by taking advantage of the growing fascination with Spanish culture in the Asian nation.

The interest in Spanish is motivated in part by the impressive increase in tourist visits from the Asian country, which have been multiplied by 10 since 2010.

In 2018, half a million South Koreans (one percent of the total population of the country) visited Spain, which in the last two years has also become a popular scenario to record South Korean television programs. (November 19, 2019, EFE/Practica Español)

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de la Semana del Cine Español que se celebra en Corea del Sur.
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del Premio Goya que ganó la película "Campeones".
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del número de surcoreanos que han visitado España.
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Según el texto, la Semana del Cine Español... (According to the text, the Spanish Film Week...)
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no va a proyectar la película 'Campeones'.
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termina con la proyección de la película 'Campeones'.
C
comienza con la proyección de la película 'Campeones'.
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En el texto se dice que... (It's said in the text that...)
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todas las películas no están subtituladas.
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solo se va a ver 'Campeones' en versión original.
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este evento termina este domingo.
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Según el texto... (According to the text...)
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se quiere aumentar el interés por el cine español con este evento.
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los surcoreanos no tienen interés por la cultura española.
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casi dos millones de surcoreanos visitaron España el año pasado.
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En el vídeo se ve o se dice que... (It's watched or said in the text that...)
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un hombre tiene que entrenar a un grupo de jugadores con discapacidad.
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esos jugadores juegan a vóleibol.
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Javier Fesser no es el director de esta película.
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comenzó.
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terminó.
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sacó de raíz.
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Un 'filme' es lo mismo que... (A 'filme' is the same thing that...)
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una serie de televisión.
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una película.
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un director.
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'Incrementar' es... ('Incrementar' is...)
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bajar.
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mantener.
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aumentar.
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"Medio millón" es lo mismo que... ("Medio millón" is the same thing that...)
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500.000
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50.000
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5.000
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El artículo determinado para 'cine' es: (The definite article for 'cine' is:)
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el
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los
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la
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hay menos cantidad de algo.
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no hay cambios.
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hay más cantidad de algo.
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