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35 Short Films you cannot miss at the 14th Busan International Kids & Youth Film Festival (Part 2)

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We continue with our list of 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.

 

Mia and the OwlMia and the Owl by Constantin Muller – Germany | 2017 – 23 minutes
Section: German Focus

Eight-year-old Mia takes to the road to catch an owl. She wants to redeem the last promise of her older sister who just has died of cancer. (Biky Catalogue)

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

 

Mother's dream

Mother’s dream by Lee Ye-seung – South Korea | 2018 – 19 minutes
Section: Ready – Action! 18

Geum-suk, a mother of Seo-youn, a high shool girl, is into dancing secretly. One day, Seo-youn happens to see her mother dancing in Hongdae. Suddenly, Seo-youn steals her mother’s dance clothes and her mother has to go to Hongdae without her clothes. The mother getting hooked on dance and her daughter trying to stop her. How would this fight end? (Biky Catalogue)

Schedule:
July 10th | Wednesday | Busan Cinema Center (Cinema 2) | 16:30 pm
July 12th | Friday | Busan Cinema Center (Cinemateque) | 19:20 pm

 

Nooreh

Nooreh by Ashish Pandey – India | 2018 – 22 minutes
Section: Beyond the Boundary

Nooreh is an eight-years-old girl living in a village on the India-Pakistan border. She discovers that gunfights stop when she wakes up. When the crossfire becomes so had that school closes, Nooreh decides to stay up all night. Will the gunfight really stop if she does not fall asleep? (Biky Catalogue)

Schedule:
July 10th | Wednesday | Busan Cinema Center (Indie Plus) | 19:30 pm

 

On the border

On The Border by Wei Shujun – China | 2018 – 15 minutes
Section: Asian Panorama

Hua Mingxing is a Korean-Chinese boy living in a border village, whose father is always disappearing. He goes to a nail shop his father had apparently frequented to find him. When he finds his father back home like nothing had happened, Mingxing tells him that he wants to go to Korea. (Biky Catalogue)

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

 

Pork belly

Pork Belly by Choi Sung-min – South Korea | 2019 – 23 minutes
Section: Reborn the BIKY

Minseok spent very lonely childhood because of his very busy father. After Young-ho, his father, retires, he tries to be closer to his son in many ways. (Biky Catalogue)

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

 

Ring of Solomon

Ring of Solomon by Kim Hyung-chul – South Korea | 2019 – 20 minutes
Section: Reborn the BIKY

A missing ring of Solomon appears again and fatefully chooses Se-hee, a daughter of a exocist, Kang-hyuk. After that, devils take her body to gain the power. As a result, her father, Kang-hyuk sacrificed himself to save her, but his sacrifice leaves a huge scar to her. The selection of <2018 BIKY Production Support> (Biky Catalogue)

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

 

Salam

Salam by Claire Fowler – USA, UK | 2018 – 14 minutes
Section: Finding Myself

A female Lyft driver navigates the night shift in New York City while waiting to hear life or death news from her family in Syria. (Biky Catalogue)

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

Trailer:

 

Setting Ties

Setting Ties by Rui Figueiredo – South Korea | 2018 – 17 minutes
Section: Staying Together

Min-Ah, a korean elementary female student, starts to avoid her best friend, Na-Young, after knowing she is moving schools soon. While reflecting over her own family’s problems, Min-Ah start herself to question about the true meaning of friendship. (Biky Catalogue)

Schedule:
July 12th | Friday | Busan Cinemas Center (Cinema 2) | 15:30 pm

 

She

She by More Raca – Kosovo | 2018 – 12 minutes
Section: Finding Myself

In the hospital Zana’s mother should be silent and not tell a word to the police about what happened to her. Zana has to make a courageous decision, for both of them. (Biky Catalogue)

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

Trailer:

 

Simpering

Simpering by Murshidul Alam Bhuiyan – Bangladesh | 2018 – 1 minute
Section: Reborn the BIKY

‘Simpering’ is short film which gives us the message that every smile counts. Let’s hope for something better with our struggle to save one smile’s right. (Biky Catalogue)

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

 

Skywhale

Skywhale by Gwangmyeong Region Child Welfare Center
Section: Reborn the BIKY

Jae-eun wants to become a webtoon artist, however, nobody recognizes her work. One day, as her friends tear her work, she runs out of her classroom and unexpectedly faces a scenery by chance. (Biky Catalogue)

Schedule:
July 11th | Thursday | Busan Cinema Center (Cinemateque) | 13:00 pm

 

Steal Life

Steal_Life by Sung Da-hee – South Korea | 2018 – 25 minutes
Section: Ready – Action! 18

A new student in class! She is perfect. She is pretty and speaks foreign language fluently. Woo-jeong fascinates all classmates and even the most popular girl, Choi Ye-ji However, slippers are gone one by one after the new student came to school. One day, Dae-hee, the outcast student sees something! (Biky Catalogue)

Schedule:
July 12th | Friday | Busan Cinema Center (Cinemateque) | 17.40 pm

See Part 1HERE
See Part 3HERE

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