2nd November, 2020
LA-based filmmaker JiHee Nam joins us to discuss how Korean traditions & Japanese terms influenced her animated CalArts short 'Knife Hanging From a Tree'.
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.
17th February, 2020
Director Lee Yoon Su joins us to discuss how societal expectations in her homeland led her to create animated short 'Chakham'.
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
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
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
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
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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