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30 Short Films you cannot miss at the 11th Seoul International Extreme – Short Image & Film Festival (Part 1)

Sesiff2019filmsaWe present a list of thirty short films you shouldn’t miss at the 11th Seoul International Extreme – Short Image & Film Festival which will take place from September 3rd – 8th, in Seoul, Korea.

Selected Films:

A Delivery Man

A Delivery Man by Jin Su – Korea | 2018 – 4 minutes
Section: Korean Competition 1

An ordinary courier has the arduous task of making deliveries on foot up steep staircases in the rural mountainside. Everday he passes by an orphaned boy living in poverty with his grandmother. The young boy spends his time, alone, watching the courier make his rounds up the mountain with the hopes that one day he’ll recieve a package. One day the boy gets a special delivery.

 

 

A Summer Cold

A Summer Cold by Kim Donghwa – Korea | 2018 – 15 minutes
Section: International Competition 3

To ask for a legal divorce with her mother, Mi-Yeon visits her father in 19 years.

 

Arrangement

Arrangement by Lee Jieun – Korea | 2018 – 15 minutes
Section: Korean Competition 3

A lonely old lady arranges her whole life with an old robot.

 

Be Happy

Be Happy by Yu Eunjeong – Korea | 2019 – 5 minutes
Section: Korean Competition 3

Hye-jeong, who has developmental disabilities, and the activity assistant Sa-wol go to the cinema together.

 

Betta

Betta by Son Kyeong-su – Korea | 2018 – 12 minutes
Section: Korean Competition 3

After changing her name and transferring to a new school, high school student Youngjin is nervous about her new start.

 

Black Hole Monster

Black Hole Monster by Seow Khee Sim – Malaysia | 2018 – 8 minutes
Section: International Competition 4

A boy walking alone along the river after school. He is curious about everything he sees at the river bank.

 

Bug

Bug by Jang Yerin – Korea | 2018 – 5 minutes
Section: Korean Competition 2

If learn English, she can work. jung-mi, who became a mother wants to return to her job. so she join a study club spoken English. Can Jung-mi learn English safely among young people?

 

Cinephile

Cinephile by Choi Eun – Korea | 2019 – 5 minutes
Section: Korean Competition 2

Jaeyeon’ is deaf. ‘Jiwoo’ is physically disabled. They are . To get tickets for the sold-out movie, they head to the theater from dawn.?They sit side by side in the handicapped seat.

 

Coma

Coma by Park Jeein – Korea | 2019 – 12 minutes
Section: International Competition 7

A man who has lost his memory wakes up at the police office. A mysterious girl identify him as a suspect. Then his memory keeps coming back.

 

Crossroads

Crossroads by Han Jisu – Korea | 2019 – 12 minutes
Section: Korean Competition 5

A woman gets in a taxi to go somewhere. The driver rambles on and on, and the woman doesn’t pay much attention. Until what the driver says gets weirder and weirder.

 

Dear Dear

Dear Dear by Yu Hsuan Liu – Taiwan | 2019 – 12 minutes
Section: International Competition 7

Li Jing brings her mother along on a health checkup. However, she gradually reveals certain aspects that breaks her mother’s image of her as a good daughter.

 

Documentary on Failure

Documentary on Faliure by Jeong Da Ye
Section: Korean Competition 3

I tried to challenge the Lotte Hotel videeo contest and failed. I think I can make a documentary with the theme of faliure, so I decide to make the challenges and failures of my friends and me into a new one.

 

For Sale

For Sale by Lee Yongseop – Korea | 2019 – 12 minutes
Section: International Competition 2

Hong-seok is chased by loan sharks because he failed in the prostitution business. Accidentally he finds a 500 won coin in a vending machine.

 

Hairy

Hairy by Kang Mul-geol – Korea | 2019 – 15 minutes
Section: Korean Competition 3

A teenage girl wants to hide her intimate relationship with her girlfriend with lots of body hair and begins to obsess over removing body hair herself.

 

My Girlfriend

My Girl-friend by Kim Juyeon – Korea | 2018 – 13 minutes
Section: Korean Competition 4

Ye-eun is best friends with Hee-jung. Then one day Jiwoo transfers to their class. The three became friends, but Ye-eun begins to feel uneasy when she sees Ji-woo and Hee-jung gradually becoming friends.

 

For more information about the program and schedule please visit the official website of the 11th Seoul International Extreme – Short Image & Film Festival: SESIFF Website

To see Part 2 of this article please go to this link: PART 2

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