Korea Tag Archive

How Work Burnout Led Director Sang Joon Kim to Create Award Winning Short ‘The Wheel Turns’

Animation, Premiere

25th March, 2020

Winner of the Best Animated Short film Award at Sitges 2018, director Sang Joon Kim joins us to discuss his weirdly relatable tale of a subway driver.

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The Side Effects of “Good Boy” Syndrome in Korean Society are Explored in Yoon Su Lee’s Short ‘Chakham’

Animation, Premiere

17th February, 2020

Director Lee Yoon Su joins us to discuss how societal expectations in her homeland led her to create animated short 'Chakham'.

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The Halsall Brothers Take to Korea for Revenge Short ‘If I Had a Heart’

Live Action

30th September, 2013

The Korean revenge movie isn't a genre often reproduced in the short film format, especially not by two filmmakers from the UK. The Halsall Brothers take

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IFFR2011: Bleak Night

Film Festival, Live Action

17th February, 2011

Another astonishing Korean debut on the International Film Festival Rotterdam’s Tiger Awards line-up was Bleak Night, written, edited and directed by

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IFFR2011: End of Animal

Film Festival, Live Action

15th February, 2011

Tales of the apocalypse are often told in epic gravitas and loud explosions, yet a recent trend of filmmaking has searched for strategies to dig under our

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IFFR2011: The Journals of Musan

Film Festival, Live Action

9th February, 2011

The Tiger Awards Competition line-up showcased an impressive array of world cinema feature-length debuts (and some second features), but none of these

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IFFR2011: Poetry

Film Festival, Live Action

1st February, 2011

When Yang Mija, performed with exquisite passion by veteran actress Yun Jung-hee, begins attending a local poetry class to attend to her late-life ennui,

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