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35 Short Films you cannot miss at the 14th Busan International Kids & Youth Film Festival

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We present a list of thirty-five short films you cannot miss Busan International Kids & Youth Film Festival which will take place from July 9th – 15th, 2019 in Busan, South Korea.

Note: Please remember that these short films will be screen in block with other short films.

 

A Brother and Sister's House

A Brother and Sister’s House by Namgung Eun-su – South Korea | 2018 – 13 minutes
Section: Ready – Action! 18

Seon-woo, the captain of the baseball team stays alone with his little sister, Su-jin, at the door of his house. They cannot go inside because they don’t have a key. They feel awkward about being themselves alone because they are not biological siblings. Then, he meets his friends and they find out about who his sister, Su-jin really is. (Biky Catalogue)

Schedule:
July 10th | Wednesday | Busan Cinema Center (Cinemateque) | 17:30 pm
July 13th | Saturday | Busan Cinema Center (Cinemateque) | 18:40 pm

 

Abang

Abang by Chia Xuen Low – Taiwan, Malaysia | 2018 – 20 minutes
Section: Asian Panorama

Yu Le and Yu Bang, a pair of non-biological brothers, was raised under such circumstances. Even though Yu Le is of Malay descent, nonetheless, Yu Bang still loves him unconditionally regardless of race. (Biky Catalogue)

Schedule:
July 11th | Thursday | Busan Cinema Center (Indie Plus) | 10:30 am

 

Acid Solution

Acid Solution by Mae-an Elementary School Film Group
South Korea | 2018 – 10 minutes
Section: Ready – Action! 12

Ah-won, Jun-young and Ju-ha were doing their unfinished homework. Ah-won and Jun-young, who go to the science lab while leaving Ju-ha alone in the classroom, put acid to slime. Ah-won accidently touches dangerous substance while cleaning a broken beaker. She is infected with the dangerous substance, turns into a zombie and infects other students in school. Everyone becomes a zombie and Ju-ha has nowhere to run. (Biky Catalogue)

Schedule:
July 10th | Wednesday | Busan Cinema Center (Cinemateque) | 16:00 pm
July 13th | Saturday | Busan Cinema Center (Cinema 2) | 11:00 am

 

American Born Confused Desi

American Born Confused Desi by Anvita Gurung – US | 2018 – 10 minutes
Section: Reborn the BIKY

An insider’s look at the challenging world of expectations and stereotypes surrounding second generation Indian American youth. (Biky Catalogue)

Schedule:
July 11th | Thursday | Busan Cinema Center (Indie Plus) | 14:30 pm

 

Ana Bikhayr

Ana Bikhayr’ (I’m okay) by Hannah Tabaquero Ragudos
Philippines | 2018 – 11 minutes
Section: Reborn the BIKY

Basha is a quiet Muslim who is reqularly picked on by her schoolmates. As she looks at the mirror, she sees nothing but the violence directed to her almost everyone. But, thanks to a phone call, she gets a chance to join a contest and prove her worth. (Biky Catalogue)

Schedule:
July 12th | Friday | Busan Cinema Center (Indie Plus) | 13:00 pm

 

Container

Container by Kim Se-in – South Korea | 2018 – 27 minutes
Section: Embrace the Difference

Due to a flood, Gyeongju and Eunae have to live in a container. Gyeongju wants to befriend Eunae, but Eunae doesn’t open her heart easily. Eunae cannot get adjusted to life in the container and obstinately walks towards the flooded neighborhood. Gyeongju follows her. (Biky Catalogue)

Schedule:
July 15th | Monday | Busan Cinema Center (Indie Plus) | 11:00 am

Trailer:

 

Dear Major Tom

Dear Major Tom by Alisa Zellner – Germany | 2017 – 9 minutes
Section: German Focus

Lena wants to be an astronaut. It’s her biggest dream. Her parents want to protect her from a defeat and lie to her. But she finds out, builds her own rocket and gives her parents a choice: everything or nothing. (Biky Catalogue)

Schedule:
July 10th | Wednesday | Busan Cinema Center (Indie Plus) | 13:00 pm

 

Flowers

Flowers by Catholic Cultural Center Children’s Film Group 1st
South Korea | 2018 – 8 minutes
Section: Ready – Action! 15

Youn-hee, Eun-chae, Chae-young and Se-youn. They are best friends. One day, after school, Se-youn suddenly turns cold shoulder to her friends. Eun-chae and other friends take it as nothing. However, little misunderstandings start from here. (Biky Catalogue)

Schedule:
July 10th | Wednesday | Busan Cinema Center (Cinema 2) | 14:30 pm
July 13th | Saturday | Busan Cinema Center (Cinemateque) | 10:30 am

 

Hairy

Hairy by Kang Mul-gyul – South Korea | 2019 – 14 minutes
Section: Finding Myself

Ja-young wants to keep her relationship with her hairy girlfriend who is hairy from her friends. She became obsessed with removing hair. (Biky Catalogue)

Schedule:
July 11th | Thursday | Busan Cinema Center (Cinema 2) | 18:30 pm

 

I kill myself

I kill myself, twice by Doan Bui Hanh Tien – Vietnam | 2018 – 6 minutes
Section: Reborn the BIKY

It has been a long time I didn’t know what it feels like to be in my body, to be the real me. There have been psychological fights and internal struggles within myself, which I was always be the prey of “the predator”. He – the predator – the one who has occupied my mind, the one who has been my only obstacles, the one I feared of, the one who killed my own life. (Biky Catalogue)

Schedule:
July 12th | Friday | Busan Cinema Center (Indie Plus) | 15:00 pm

 

Jo and Jade

Jo and Jade by Ethan Ross – UK | 2019 – 15 minutes
Section: Reborn the BIKY

A fresh, subversive LGBT rom-com about two very different people, who by a stroke of luck, end up together. Their relationship begins to spiral but will things work out for Jo and Jade? (Biky Catalogue)

Schedule:
July 12th | Friday | Busan Cinema Center (Indie Plus) | 13:00 pm

 

Lawless World

Lawless World by Ko Seo-hyun – South Korea | 2019 – 10 minutes
Section: Ready – Action! 12

Ji-min gets taken away of her mobile during the class and wants to go to a lawless world. Suddenly, she is taken to the lawless world and she is very happy. However, when she heard that the world is ruined because there is no law, she decides to go back to the world where she originally belongs to. However, her teacher and friends find out what Ji-min is going to do and starts to chase her. (Biky Catalogue)

Schedule:
July 10th | Wednesday | Busan Cinema Center (Cinemateque) | 16:00 pm
July 13th | Saturday | Busan Cinema Center (Cinema 2) | 11:00 am

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