PROGRAM

Special Screening

  • HIM
    SEO Dongsu | 2018 | Fiction | Color | DCP | 24min 34sec
    Synopsis
    Lee Jung-soo stays awake at night, trying to recall the name of ‘the boy’ he studied together at a tent school during the Korean War. He barely remembers the boy’s name and friendship at that time. He decides to go to meet him with his friends.
  • Air Conditioner in Panmunjeom
    LEE Taehun | 2018 | Fiction | Color | DCP | 25min
    Synopsis
    The AC repairman, who visits Panmunjeom in order to fix the air conditioner, is shocked when he realizes that the outdoor fan was installed in North Korea...
  • HELLO
    BOO Jiyoung | 2018 | Fiction | Color | DCP | 39min World Premiere
    Synopsis
    Jeong-eun is embarrassed that her mother, who is suffering from dementia, wants to meet and call her sister who was separated by the Korean War. On the other hand, Jeong-eun accidentally receives a wrong call from a North Korean woman and is asked a favor.
  • Two of Us
    KANG Yikwan | 2018 | Fiction | Color | DCP | 23min
    Synopsis
    Jaebum and Hyunchae have been a couple for many years. They decide to get married and buy a house before the wedding. As they begin to decorate their house, they have quarrels in everything because they have nothing in common; neither their ways of thinking nor trivial taste. Hyunchae cannot sleep due to anxiety about the future, so just leaves the house.
  • Love letter
    SEO Eun Aa | 2016 | Fiction | Color | DCP | 23min 59sec
    Synopsis
    Separated from her husband Wonseok who is fighting on the front lines of the Korean War, an eighteen-year old Okja is an illiterate young wife trying her very best to raise their 5 month old baby all alone. In the midst of tumultuous times, she goes back in time to write heartfelt love letters to her beloved husband in battlefields, one longing line at a time...
  • Invisible children
    Aori | 2018 | Documentary | Color | DCP | 30min 54sec
    Synopsis
    Eunkyeong who escaped from North Korea through Laos when she was 13, Seungjin who almost got shot at the border of China when he was 19, Seunghee who was born in China but followed her mom to Korea when she was 11, they are all living in Korea
  • Mr. Driver
    KIM Seoyoon | 2018 | Fiction | Color | DCP | 23min 40sec (E)
    Synopsis
    Sungmin delivers grocery to the Gaeseong Industrial Complex in North Korea. One day, Sungmin carries a song of South Korea that Sukhee wants to listen to on a MP3 player, and heads for North Korea.
  • Forbidden Fatherland
    KIM Lyang | 2018 | Documentary | Color+B&W | DCP | 76min 16sec (K,E)
    Synopsis
    The director of this documentary realizes that she spent more time complaining than trying to understand her father's feelings. In order to know him better, she meets people who also came from North Korea at the time of the Korean War, and documents their stories. She is particularly struck by pictures or the beautiful seaside village in North Korea which was her father's home. Confronting the awk..
  • We'll Be One
    KIM Dongwon | 1995 | Documentary | Color | DCP | 43min (E)
    Synopsis
    The Father Moon Ik-hwan had been imprisoned for inaugurating the National Security Law after visiting North Korea. However Korean people’s desire for reunification heated up the whole country and Moon Gyu-hyeon and Lim Su-Gyeong visited North Korea. That means Father Moon’s visit to North Korea triggered Korean people’s desire for reunification. This film represents the Father Moon’s point of ..
  • The Border City 2
    HONG Hyungsook | 2009 | Documentary | Color | DCP | 104min
    Synopsis
    In 2003 Prof. SONG Du-Yul decided to go back to his homeland after spending 37 years in Germany in spite arrest warrant had been issued. But within a week he fell from a respected democracy's advocate to the biggest spy ever. This threw Korean society into turmoil of red paranoia. Nobody, even his friends, was free from the dreadful reality. 6 years have passed. Now he IS no longer a spy, but he W..

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