Library

About

  • The Film Reference Library is a multimedia library that collects and organizes film-related materials for
    the benefit of film researchers and cinephiles. Video materials collected from around the world, including Blu-ray discs,
    VHS tapes, and DVDs, as well as dissertations, film scripts, and more, can be appreciated for free. Korean classic films
    and independent films are also accessible through the VOD service.

  • Hours of Operation

    Open from Tuesday to Friday: 10:00 AM ~ 06:30 PM
    For Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays: 10:00 AM ~ 05:30 PM

    ※ Closed on each Monday, New Year’s Day, KOFA Foundation Day (January 18), Labor Day (May 1), as well as Lunar New Year holidays (Seollal) and Chuseok holidays.

  • Collection and Service

    Viewing films, multimedia services, books, periodicals, dissertations, film scripts.

  • Seat Booking

    Please be advised to book a seat when using the library. Seat booking can be completed either online or in person.

    ※ Advance reservations can be completed online, and a limited number of on-site tickets may be available.

    Seat booking online or in person at the Library graph
    Online
    Seat Booking

    You may book a seat on the same day or up to two days in advance.

    You may book a seat for one session or for two consecutive sessions.
    You may book multiple seats.
    • Booking opens each day at noon.
    In-person
    Seat Booking

    You may book a seat only on the same day.

    You may book a seat for one session or for two consecutive sessions.
    You may book multiple seats.
    • Booking starts after each session starts.
  • General Rules

    If you do not honor these requests, or disturb other viewers, we may ask you to leave, or your access to the Library may be denied

    - All materials are available for viewing only in the library. (No loans permitted.)
    - If you read or access film-related resources in a seat not assigned to you.
    - Visitors under the age of 15 must be accompanied by an adult guardian.

  • Admission Fee

    Enjoy all the collections for free.

    You can enjoy the library and its collections for free

  • Parking

    Enjoy five hours of free parking.

    The library reception provides a ticket to validate five hours of parking at visitors’ requests on their arrival to the library.
    Beyond that time, 500 won will be charged for each portion of 10 minutes, for a maximum of 15,000 won per day.

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