The Korean Film Festival will open with a screening of “Shiri” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 5, in Plaster Hall’s Cornell Auditorium.

A female North Korean sniper infiltrates South Korea and begins assassinating key figures in an intelligence operation. As South Korean special agents Ryu and Lee try to track down the sniper, they find themselves caught up in a web of deceptions and uncertain loyalties, all with threatening international consequencesThe New York Times described this prize-winning thriller as “a tingling espionage tale.”

The film is rated R. Admission to all films presented by the Harrison and June Kash International Film Society is free and open to the public.