36th Busan International Short Film Festival – Final Entry Announcement

The organizers of the Busan International Short Film Festival announced today the entries for this year’s festival which will take place from April 24th – 29th, 2019 in Busan, Korea.

This year the festival received 872 Korean entries and 5,795 international short films from 131 countries. The selection committee consisted of 23 members, 19 Korean and 4 from abroad. The final line up is consisted of 19 Korean and 39 International Films. There was a clear lean towards fiction with 67% of entries, followed by experimental (14%), animation (10%) and documentary (9%). Organizers also pointed out that most of the films deal with political nature dealing with ever-increasing societal changes and various social conflicts.

Korean Competition
404 Not Found by Uhm Haneul
Alright by Kim Hyojun
Capsule Coffee by Chung Haeil
Cicada by Yoon Seojin
A Cog in the Wheel by Lee Gyeong
Morning of the Dead by Lee Seungju
My Little Brother, Seung-hyuk by Kim Deokgeun
New Record by Heo Jieun, Lee Kyoungho
Night of Collapse by Lee Jungyong
Observation and Memory by Lee Somyi
On My Way Home by Lee Seungkyu
Peach by Shim Sookyeong
Playing with Fire by Kim Sein
Rest a While by Han Kyungseok
Skin and Mind by Park Jeeyoun
The Sea We Found by Jung Hyunghwa
Touch by Lee Miji
We Go Together by Jo Seungwon
Yuwol by BEFF

International Competition
Ashmina by Dekel – Nepal
AUGUR by David Doutel, Vasco Sá Portugal, France
Bailaora by Rubin Stein – Spain
Bavure by Donato Sansone – France
Being of Neglected by Jakkrapan Sriwichai – Thailand
The Boy and the Owl by Mário Gajo de Carvalho – Portugal
Breathing by Farshid Ayoobinejad – Iran
Brotherhood by Meryam Joobeur – Canada
Caucasus by Laurynas Bareisa – Lithuania
A Christmas Gift by Bogdan Muresanu – Romania
Don’t Go to Sea by Sander Burger – The Netherlands
Epicentrum by Leandro Picarella – Italy
F for Freaks by Sabine Ehrl – Germany
Foreigner by Carlos Violadé – Spain
Fragmentos by Mayte Carrasco – Spain
A Girl from Ouessant by Eléonore Saintagnan – Belgium
Hanged by Roqiye Tavakoli – Iran
Héctor by Victoria Giesen Carvajal – Chila
Horse Riders by Anna Gawlita – Poland
Last Year When the Train Passed By by Huang Pangchuan – France
Le Baiser du Silure by June Balthazard – France
A Little Hornless Goat by Sebastian Dietsch – Argentina
Mama Pingpong Social Club by Chuang Shiang An – Taiwan
Marina by Julia Roesler – Germany
Midnight Run by Remya Raj – India
OF by Vlad Bolgarin – Moldova
The Olden Heralds by Luis Alejandro Yero – Cuba
Otherland by Jan Pieter Tuinstra – The Netherlands
Patision Avenue by Thanasis Neofotistos – Greece
Pauline Enslaved by Charline Bourgeois-Tacquet – France
Pendulum by Carlos Jose Echeverria Cuadrado – Colombia
Quiet Land Good People by Johannes Bachmann – Switzerland
Rivers Draw Worlds by Yann Pierre – France
Route 60 by Wilson Arango – Colombia
Third Kind by Yorgos Zois – Greece
Those Who Desire by Elena López Riera – Switzerland
To Heaven, To Gather by Chang Liyue – Taiwan
Tradition by Ioseb “Soso” Bliadze – Georgia
The Tree by Hava Mukhiyeva – Russia

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