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20 Short Films you shouldn’t miss at the 10th Seoul International Children’s Film Festival (Part 1)

These are twenty short films you shouldn’t miss at the Seoul International Children’s Film Festival (Korea) which will take place from June 15 – 22, 2022.

To see the second part of this article please go: HERE

– Selected Films (Part 1) –

A Bite of Bone by Honami Yano – Japan | 2021 – 10 minutes

A little girl reflects on her last summer with her father at his funeral. (SICFF 2022)

Screening:
June 20, 2022 | Monday | CINEQ Sindorim 10 | 17:00 pm

Trailer:

A Robot Girl by Hong In-ji – South Korea | 2022 – 16 minutes

Heejun receives an AI robot ‘Inji’ as a birthday present. Due to the absence of a busy mother, she has to solve many things by herself. She gets a lot of help from Inji: Serving food, helping with homework, and playing with her. Heejun begins to rely on the perfect robot girl for everything. It shows the human that becomes passively according to the development of technology that takes the place of everything. (SICFF 2022)

Screening:
June 19, 2022 | Sunday | CINEQ Sindorim 2 | 10:40 am

Archer Girl by Kim Sue-lim – Korea | 2021 – 29 minutes

Sumin’s after school timetable is packed with private tuition under her zealous mother. One day Sumin’s mom enrolls her into an archery academy and soon she is enthralled by it. Puzzled by her fervent desire for something which she has never felt before, Sumin is concerned about her dream and future. (SICFF 2022)

Screening:
June 16, 2022 | Thursday | CINEQ Sindorim 9 | 18:30 pm
June 19, 2022 | Sunday | CINEQ Sindorim 9 | 19:10 pm

At Underpass by Kim Hye-in – Korea | 2022 – 21 minutes

Young-seo, Hong, and Jae-hee live in a small town that is about to be redeveloped. For their own reason, someone leaves and someone stays. (SICFF 2022)

Screening:
June 20, 2022 | Monday | CINEQ Sindorim 10 | 10:20 am
June 21, 2022 | Tuestday | CINEQ Sindorim 10 | 11:00 am

Trailer:

Battery Daddy by Jeon Seung-bae – Korea | 2021 – 7 minutes

Battery Dad, who works on children’s toys, door locks, and remote controls, one day goes on a trip to the valley with Dong-gu’s family. Sudden heavy rain begins to fall while having a good time in the valley. (SICFF 2022)

Screening:
June 16, 2022 | Thursday | Dodam Dodam Cinema | 10:00 am
June 16, 2022 | Thursday | CINEQ Sindorim 9 | 11:10 am
June 17, 2022 | Friday | Dodam Dodam Cinema | 11:10 am
June 17, 2022 | Friday | CINEQ Sindorim 9 | 16:00 pm
June 19, 2022 | Sunday | CINEQ Sindorim 9 | 10:20 am
June 20, 2022 | Monday | Dodam Dodam Cinema | 11:10 am

Exchange Diary by Kim Hee-jin – Korea | 2021 – 25 minutes

Do-won and Ye-rim, who are “best friends,” are writing an exchange diary. (SICFF 2022)

Screening:
June 16, 2022 | Thursday | CINEQ Sindorim 9 | 13:00 pm

Trailer:

Handspring by Kim Hyun-Jin – Korea | 2022 – 24 minutes

Before the National Teacher Qualification Test, Yeon-ji goes out for a used goods trade and meets Ho-gyeong who inspired Yeon-ji to dream of becoming a teacher back in the day.​ (SICFF 2022)

Screening:
June 16, 2022 | Thursday | CINEQ Sindorim 9 | 18:30 pm
June 19, 2022 | Sunday | CINEQ Sindorim 9 | 19:10 pm

Trailer:

I want to Play by Wise Elementary School Life – Korea | 2021 – 16 minutes

Soon-jong went to an English class after school and tried to go to a math academy, but he went to a playground with his friends when he heard that the academy was taking a break due to contact with COVID-19, but he prevented all the playgrounds from playing due to safety issues. (SICFF 2022)

Screening:
June 19, 2022 | Sunday | CINEQ Sindorim 2 | 10:40 am

My First by Lee Yu-jin – Korea | 2020 – 29 minutes

Min-seo suddenly lost her father. The funeral procedure experienced for the first time is difficult. And another “first” job awaits Min-seo. (SICFF 2022)

Screening:
June 20, 2022 | Monday | CINEQ Sindorim 9 | 15:30 pm

Trailer:

Our Dance by Kim Hyeon-yeong – Korea | 2021 – 23 minutes

On the day of the first menstruation, blood stain was on the group dance skirt of ‘Woori’. ‘Woori’ steals the skirt of her classmate Ga-hee, and Gun-wo, who sees it, starts asking Woori strange favors holding it over her head. (SICFF 2022)

Screening:
June 17, 2022 | Friday | CINEQ Sindorim 10 | 14:00 pm
June 18th, 2022 | Saturday | CINEQ Sindorim 2 | 11:00 am

Trailer:

To see the second part of this article please go: HERE

For more information, please visit: https://www.sicff.kr/eng

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