Republic of Korea Tag Archive

Animation, Premiere

Jin Woo Depicts the Interchanging Role of Victim-Offender in Dark Otherworldly Animation ‘SAN’

DN chats to Jin Woo about evoking the discomfort of familial relationships through her striking hand-drawn animation style in psychodrama short 'SAN'.

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Film Festival, Live Action

A Daughter Attempts to Restore Broken Familial Ties in Hannah Bang’s Coming of Age Drama ‘Soak’

Hannah Bang discusses channelling the visual flourishes of Wong Kar-wai & Park Chan-wook into the subtle cinematic style of her family drama short 'Soak'.

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Documentary

An Artist’s Unconditional Love for Surfing Is Tested in Geoffroy Dubreuil’s Documentary Short ‘Nowavephobia’

Geoffroy Dubreuil joins DN to share the inspiration behind his portrait of artist and surfer Yoon Duck Kim and his self created disease 'Nowavephobia'.

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Asides, Documentary

In Flux

Nils Clauss and Udo Lee document an intercultural couple's attempt to create an elixir to transcend language barriers and unlock the secret to telepathy.

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Animation

How a Confrontational Conversation Inspired Dal Park to Explore Communication Issues in her RCA Grad Film

Dal Park joins us to discuss how a failed attempt to interview her Grandma about her life led her to create her RCA animation 'West Question East Answer'.

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Asides, Documentary

Art Attack

Nils Clauss captures cultural values clashes between a group of international artists & South Korean villagers during a residency programme near the DMZ.

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Documentary, Film Festival, Live Action

Watch #FiveFilms4Freedom – A Global Digital LGBTQ+ Online Film Festival

The British Council and BFI Flare Festival continue their global, digital LGBTQ+ online film festival #FiveFilms4Freedom.

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Music

Jude Chun & Yena Gim Bemoan the Mistakes of Creation in Wonderfully Choreographed Music Video ‘God’s Lament’

Jude Chun tells DN how he and Yena Gim built a delightfully escalating choreographed tale of divine fallibility in Zagmachi music video 'God’s Lament'.

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Live Action

Jude Chun Pulls at the Threads of the Future in His Artfully Subtle Time Travel Short ‘The Time Agent’

DN talks to South Korean Director Jude Chun about changing the future one argument at a time in his subtly realised time travel short 'The Time Agent'.

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Documentary

Nils Clauss Redefines the Form of Documentary Filmmaking With His Korea Shorts Trilogy

DN invited director Nils Clauss to reflect on the making of 'Plastic Girls' and the completion of his Korea related trilogy of short documentaries.

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Documentary, Music

Remembering the Sewol Ferry Accident Victims in Nils Clauss’ Cross-Over Documentary ‘Last Letters’

Director & Visual Artist Nils Clauss commemorates the victims of Korea's tragic Sewol ferry accident in transcendental documentary 'Last Letters'.

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Live Action

Journey to Ladakh

Nils Clauss and Neil Dowling show how technology and tradition go hand in hand in the remote Himalayan landscape in this compelling short for Samsung.

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