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8 Films you shouldn’t miss at the 2nd Pyeongchang International Peace Film Festival

pipff2020filmsThese are eight films you can’t miss at the 2nd Pyeongchang International Peace Film Festival, which will take place from June 18th – 23rd (2020) in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

About the Festival:
The PyeongChang International Peace Film Festival aims to create a peace mood in Korean Peninsula through cultural exchange and encourage to make films with themes of peace, coexistence and prosperity by supporting competitive sections.

 

Selected Films:

A Hidden Life

A Hidden Life by Terrence Malick – USA, Germany | 2019 – 180 minutes

During World War II, Jägerstätter, an Austrian living in Germany, is called to serve in the army but refuses to fight for the Nazis.

Schedule:
June 20th, 2020 | Alpensia Cinema | 11:00 am
June 22nd, 2020 | Alpensia Cinema | 11:00 am

Trailer:

 

 

Camille

Camille by Boris Lojkine – France, Central African Republic | 2019 – 88 minutes

French photojournalist Camille Lepage goes to the Central African Republic to cover the civil war. What she sees there will change her destiny forever.

Schedule:
June 19th, 2020 | Potato Club House | 18:30 pm
June 22nd, 2020 | Daegwallyeong Library | 18:30 pm

Trailer:

 

 

Identifying Features

Identifying Features by Fernanda Valadez – Mexico, Spain | 2020 – 97 minutes

Magdalena embarks on a journey to search for her disappeared son. Along the way, she meets a young man deported from the United States at the Mexican border.

Schedule:
June 19th, 2020 | Alpensia Concert Hall | 13:00 pm
June 21st, 2020 | Alpensia Concert Hall | 11:00 am

Trailer:

 

 

La llorona

La Llorona by Jayro Bustamante – Guatemala, France | 2019 – 93 minutes

Enrique, a retired army general convicted of genocide in Guatemala, hires a new maid named Alma. But soon he starts to suspect that she is there to seek vengeance against him.

Schedule:
June 20th, 2020 | Eoulmadang | 18:00 pm
June 22nd, 2020 | Alpensia Cinema | 17:00 pm

Trailer:

 

 

Nafi’s Father

Nafi’s Father by Mamadou Dia – Senegal | 2019 – 107 minutes

A fight breaks out between an local imam and his brother over their children’s marriage.

Schedule:
June 20th, 2020 | Alpensia Concert Hall | 11:00 am
June 22nd, 2020 | Alpensia Concert Hall | 14:00 pm

Trailer:

 

 

Our Mothers

Our Mothers by Cesar Diaz – Guatemala | 2019 – 78 minutes

In Guatemala in 2018, young anthropologist Ernesto hears from an old lady about his father who went missing during the war.

Schedule:
June 21st, 2020 | Eoulmadang | 18:30 pm
June 23rd, 2020 | Daegwallyeong Library | 13:30 pm

Trailer:

 

 

This Is Not A Movie

This Is Not A Movie by Yung Chang – Canada | 2019 – 106 minutes

The story of journalist Robert Fisk who has reported on conflicts around the world.

Schedule:
June 19th, 2020 | Potato Club House | 11:00 am
June 21st, 2020 | Alpensia Music Tent | 18:00 pm

Trailer:

 

 

Yalda

Yalda, a Night for Forgiveness by Massound Bakhshi – Iran | 2019 – 89 minutes

As her old, wealthy husband suddenly dies, Maryam is accused of murdering him.

Schedule:
June 19th, 2020 | Alpensia Concert Hall | 17:30 pm
June 21st, 2020 | Alpensia Concert Hall | 15:30 pm

Trailer:

 

 

For more information about the films and how to watch them please go to the official website: http://pipff.org/

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