Korea Tag Archive

Documentary

Nils Clauss & Neil Dowling Chart the Evolution of Five Cities in ‘Crossroads: Life in the Resilient City’

Nils Clauss and Neil Dowling deconstruct the creative non-fiction approach of their documentary which chronicles change in five major cities.

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Animation, Premiere

How a Traditional Korean Saying and a Japanese Word Influenced JiHee Nam’s CalArts Short ‘Knife Hanging From A Tree’

LA-based filmmaker JiHee Nam joins us to discuss how Korean traditions & Japanese terms influenced her animated CalArts short 'Knife Hanging From a Tree'.

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Animation, Premiere

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

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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Animation, Premiere

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

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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Live Action

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

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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Film Festival, Live Action

IFFR2011: Bleak Night

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

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Film Festival, Live Action

IFFR2011: End of Animal

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 skin

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Film Festival, Live Action

IFFR2011: The Journals of Musan

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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Film Festival, Live Action

IFFR2011: Poetry

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, she

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