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8 Short Films you shouldn’t miss at the 15th Film Festival for Women’s Rights

These are 8 short films you shouldn’t miss at the 15th Film Festival for Women’s Rights which will take place from December 8th – 12th 2021, at the CGV Arthouse Apgujeong, Seoul.

A Silent Night by Kim Boram – Korea | 2020 – 23 minuters

Five middle-aged sisters gather at the “big sister’s” house for a remembrance service in memory of their late mother. Junghee, the youngest, has something to say.

Screening Date:
December 11th, 2021 | Saturday | ART 3 | 12:00 pm

Farewell Trip by Park Surin – Korea | 2020 – 27 minutes

Juyeon has to go her father’s 60th birthday party in Chuncheon with her awkward aunt Seyoung. Their trip is marred by a burst of pent-up emotions.

Screening Date:
December 11th, 2021 | Saturday | ART 2 | 12:00 pm

High Jump by Chung Su-jin – Korea | 2021 – 24 minutes

A young working couple decides to adopt because of infertility, but their son dies in a car accident on the day of adoption. The couple should hold a funeral for their son, who has never raised him.

Screening Date:
December 11th, 2021 | Saturday | ART 2 | 12:00 pm

Melody by Kim Youn-jeong – Korea | 2021 – 13 minutes

Trapped in a room and suffering from unknown noise and horror, I meet and talk with “GoYuHan Sun” and “Violet J”, a person with a mental disorder who is suffering from the same thing as me. The two were swimming in this world at their own pace and method. Our stories, which were drifting with each note, meet each other and are completed with a single melody.

Screening Date:
December 9th, 2021 | Thursday | ART 2 | 17:40 pm

Nipple War 3 by Paek Si won – Korea | 2021 – 24 minutes

Yong, a TV producer, is ordered by his boss to blur the nipples of a celebrity who wasn’t wearing a bra.

Screening Date:
December 11th, 2021 | Saturday | ART 3 | 12:00 pm

Soonyoung by Park Suh-young – Korea | 2021 – 27 minutes

Soonyoung had been nursing and living with her aged parents all by herself. After her parents pass away one after the other, Soonyoung has no place to call home anymore. As soon as the funeral is over, the other family members are eager to claim their shares and overlook Soonyoung’s contribution or predicament. Soonyoung gets a job at a small store to make a living, but it is a struggle.

Screening Date:
December 9th, 2021 | Thursday | ART 1 | 17:05 pm

Tiger and Ox by Kim Seung-hee – Korea | 2019 – 9 minutes

What does divorce mean to women in Korean patriarchal society? Is a fatherless family failure? In order to find the answer for the questions, a single mother and her daughter start the conversation.

Screening Date:
December 10th, 2021 | Friday | ART 2 | 17:05 pm

Voice by Kim Young-jae – Korea | 2020 – 30 minutes

School police officer Jae-Yeon get on the phone from an anonymous girl. And the girl on the phone is just screaming out and get off the phone. The day after day, she realized that the girl was disappeared. She goes to the girl’s school to find out what happened to the girl.

Screening Date:
December 11th, 2021 | Saturday | ART 1 | 12:00 pm

To know more about the festival go to: http://fiwom.org/eng/main/main.html

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