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10 Short Films not to miss at the Jeonju International Film Festival 2017

We present a list of 10 short films you cannot miss at the 18th Jeonju International Film Festival that is taking place from April 27th – May 6th, 2017 in South Korea.

Alone Together by Bae Kyungheon – South Korea | 2017 – 28 min.
Korean Competition for Shorts | Fiction

Juwon, a personal assistant, has helped Kyung-min, a visually impaired woman for a year. Her feeling for Juwon is more than just gratitude. Juwon, however, decides to steal Kyungmin´s guide dog to pay for her boyfriend’s debt.

Schedule
April 30th – MEGABOX Jeonju (Gaeksa) 6 – 11:00 am
May 2nd – MEGABOX Jeonju (Gaeksa) 6 – 11:00 am
May 4th – MEGABOX Jeonju (Gaeksa) 8 – 14:00 pm

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Anxiety of Concrete by Jang Yunmi – South Korea | 2017 – 36 min.
Korean Competition for Shorts | Documentary

The Sky Apartment, which was constructed in 1969, is designated as ‘disaster risk facility.’ While looking at the unstable building, I suddenly felt the anxiety of shaky tooth in my childhood.

Schedule
April 29th – MEGABOX Jeonju (Gaeksa) 6 – 21:30 pm
May 2nd – MEGABOX Jeonju (Gaeksa) 6 – 21:30 pm
May 6th – MEGABOX Jeonju (Gaeksa) 8 – 14:00 pm

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Best driver by Yozoh – South Korea | 2016 – 29 min.
Korean Cinemascape for Shorts – Fiction

On their trip to Jeju Island, three friends find an old lady next to their tent who would not wake up. They can’t judge if she is dead or alive. They don’t even know if they wait for her death or worry about her.

Schedule
April 30th – MEGABOX (Gaeksa) 6 – 21:30 pm
May 3rd – MEGABOX (Gaeksa) 6 – 14:30 pm
May 4th – MEGABOX (Gaeksa) 6 – 18:00 pm

 

Camellias in Bloom by Shim Hyejung – South Korea | 2017 – 24 min.
Korean Competition for Shorts | Fiction

Yeonhwa lives as an ordinary person. One day, she hears her aunt’s death and goes to her funeral with her father. Her father criticizes her aunt’s life and Yeonhwa finds a video from the aunt’s keepsake.

Schedule
April 29th – MEGABOX (Gaeksa) 6 – 21:30 pm
May 2nd – MEGABOX (Gaeksa) 6 – 21:30 pm
May 6th – MEGABOX (Gaeksa) 8 – 14:00 pm

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Crack by Jeong Eunuk – South Korea | 2017 – 16 min.
Korean Competition for Shorts | Fiction

Misun feels isolated since started living in her mother-in-law’s house. After her death, Misun expects to bring her family back. However, she faces her daughter’s rage and even starts to hear things.

Schedule
April 28th – MEGABOX Jeonju (Gaeksa) 6 – 14:30 pm
May 1st – MEGABOX Jeonju (Gaeksa) 6 – 21:30 pm
May 5th – MEGABOX Jeonju (Gaeksa) 8 – 11:00 am

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Night Working by Kim Jungeun – South Korea | 2017 – 27 min.
Korean Competition for Shorts – Fiction

Lyn, a Cambodian worker and Yeonhee works for a factory. They plan to go to the sea in the weekend but the manager orders Lyn to work overtime. Lyn happens to know her friend will soon leave for Australia.

Schedule
April 30th – MEGABOX Jeonju (Gaeksa) 6 – 11:00 am
May 2nd – MEGABOX Jeonju (Gaeksa) 6 – 11:00 am
May 4th – MEGABOX Jeonju (Gaeksa) 8 – 14:00 pm

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Sunday by Lee Seohee – South Korea | 2017 – 24 min.
Korean Competition for Shorts – Fiction

After a few days leaving from home, Hyejin starts her period. Having severe cramps, she stays overnight with her friend and is kicked out of the house. She tries to find a job and get some tampons.

Schedule
April 30th – MEGABOX Jeonju (Gaeksa) 6 – 18:00 pm
May 2nd – MEGABOX Jeonju (Gaeksa) 6 – 18:00 pm
May 4th – MEGABOX Jeonju (Gaeksa) 8 – 17:00 pm

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Tombstone Refugee by Han Karam – South Korea | 2017 – 24 min.
Korean Competition for Shorts – Fiction

14-year-old Da-bin and her family can’t afford her mother’s funeral. They embark on a journey to her mother’s old registered address for affordable cremation but the journey isn’t that easy.

Schedule
April 28th – MEGABOX Jeonju (Gaeksa) 6 – 14:30 pm
May 1st – MEGABOX Jeonju (Gaeksa) 6 – 21:30 pm
May 5th – MEGABOX Jeonju (Gaeksa) 8 – 11:00 am

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Us in the middle of the day by Kim Hyejin – South Korea | 2016 – 28 min.
Korean Competition for Shorts – Fiction

Jinju endures her tiring sales pitch work, hoping to visit France someday. She gets a call that her sister hurts a girl’s arm. Though she wants to dismiss it, she feels responsible and meets the girl.

Schedule
April 30th – MEGABOX Jeonju (Gaeksa) 6 – 18:00 pm
May 2nd – MEGABOX Jeonju (Gaeksa) 6 – 18:00 pm
May 4th – MEGABOX Jeonju (Gaeksa) 8 – 17:00 pm

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Wandering Girl by Park Seoyoung – South Korea | 2016 – 29 min.
Korean Competition for Shorts | Fiction

A teenage girl, Sun-ah likes to take pictures. She longs for the world beyond the camera but her real world slowly collapses. Nowhere to settle, she meets Hyoungnam, an adult whom she has longed for.

Schedule
April 30th – MEGABOX Jeonju (Gaeksa) 6 – 18:00 pm
May 2nd – MEGABOX Jeonju (Gaeksa) 6 – 18:00 pm
May 4th – MEGABOX Jeonju (Gaeksa) 8 – 17:00 pm

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More articles about the 18th JIFF
10 Documentaries you cannot miss
10 Films you cannot miss

 

To know more about this festival please go to the Festival Profile or to the Official Website.

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