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30 Short Films you shouldn’t miss at the 26th Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (Part 2)

We continue with our list of films that you shouldn’t miss at the 26th Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (BIFAN) which will take place online and in cinemas from July 7 – 17, 2022 in Bucheon, South Korea.

To see the first part of this article please go here: PART 1

– Selected Shorts (Part 2) –

Night Watch by Ryu Deok Hwan – South Korea | 2022 – 20 minutes
Section: Korean Fantastic – Series Killer 2

3:00 AM sprint of a sloth Night Watch Directed by Ryu Deok-hwan, Korean cinema’s master of plot twists. Dae-su, an army private, goes on night watch duty the night before his first leave. A trespasser appears and puts the fate of his leave in peril. (BIFAN 2022)

Screening:
July 9, 2022 | Saturday | CGV Sopung 11 | 20:00 pm
July 13, 2022 | Wednesday | CGV Sopung 6 | 10:30 am

Persona by Moon Sujin – South Korea | 2022 – 7 minutes
Section: Korean Fantastic – Shorts 1

The process of being encroached by the persona. (BIFAN 2022)

Screening:
July 9, 2022 | Saturday | CGV Sopung 9 | 20:00 pm
July 12, 2022 | Tuesday | CGV Sopung 5 | 10:30 am
This film will be available online during the festival via Wavve

Red Mask KF94 by Kim Min Ha – South Korea | 2022 – 16 minutes
Section: Korean Fantastic – Shorts 4

The Covid-19 Pandemic faced by the Japanese ghost ‘Red Mask’. (BIFAN 2022)

Screening:
July 9, 2022 | Saturday | CGV Sopung 5 | 10:30 am
July 11, 2022 | Monday | CGV Sopung 10 | 14:00 pm
This film will be available online during the festival via Wavve

Running Girls by Bak Nana – South Korea | 2022 – 20 minutes
Section: XL 4

Jeong-i, a pluz size woman, is forever on a diet. This time, with hopeful hearts, she started running. But you know, diet usually leads to trouble. (BIFAN 2022)

Screening:
July 8, 2022 | Friday | CGV Sopung 8 | 11:00 am
July 13, 2022 | Wednesday | CGV Sopung 8 | 20:00 pm
This film will be available online during the festival via Wavve

Swallow by Nakanishi Mai – Taiwan, Japan | 2021 – 22 minutes
Section: XL 12

A striving actress is invited to a mysterious gourmet club only to discover that her competition has prepared a horrifying banquet to devour her. (BIFAN 2022)

Screening:
July 8, 2022 | Friday | CGV Sopung 5 | 16:30 pm
July 13, 2022 | Wednesday | CGV Sopung 5 | 10:30 am
This film will be available online during the festival via Wavve

The Corner by Song Hee-sook – South Korea | 2022 – 29 minutes
Section: XL 10

On Song-yi’s way of getting water, she bumps her private area on the corner of the desk Dong-yeong was pushing. Feeling something she’s never felt before she goes on her journey of finding that desk again. (BIFAN 2022)

Screening:
July 9, 2022 | Saturday | CGV Sopung 8 | 17:00 pm
July 11, 2022 | Monday | CGV Sopung 11 | 11:00 am
This film will be available online during the festival via Wavve

The House of Loss by Jeon Jinkyu – South Korea | 2022 – 10 minutes
Section: Korean Fantastic – Shorts 4

The elderly at the nursing home have their heads shaved. The protagonist who works there sees them but can’t read their expressions. However, from one instance, he finds himself looking closely at their faces. (BIFAN 2022)

Screening:
July 9, 2022 | Saturday | CGV Sopung 5 | 10:30 am
July 11, 2022 | Monday | CGV Sopung 10 | 14:00 pm
This film will be available online during the festival via Wavve

The Mine by Kim Gok, Kim Sun – South Korea | 2022 – 24 minutes
Section: Korean Fantastic – Series Killer 1

“Where are we going, mom?” The Mine Directed by Kim Gok & Kim Sun, voices of Korean independent cinema. A boy steps on a landmine during a border crossing with his mother. When his mother disappears to find help, the boy follows a group of mysterious soldiers only to find himself in a terrifying situation. (BIFAN 2022)

Screening:
July 9, 2022 | Saturday | CGV Sopung 11 | 17:00 pm
July 12, 2022 | Tuesday | CGV Sopung 6 | 10:30 am

The Prey by Yoon Eunkyoung – South Korea | 2021 – 19 minutes
Section: Korean Fantastic – Series Killer – Taste of Horror 1

Yukyung, a high school senior, is having a hard time because her mother pressures her to get good grades in school. One day, she meets a mysterious girl. The girl says: “If you sacrifice the body of anything that has four legs, your wish will come true.” (BIFAN 2022)

Screening:
July 10, 2022 | Sunday | Bucheon City Hall Main Theater (2F) | 12:30 pm
July 15, 2022 | Friday | Korea Manhwa Museum | 16:30 pm

The Top of the Tower by Park Eunsae – South Korea | 2022 – 22 minutes
Section: XL 1

Ji-sook’s family living in the semi-basement, Ji-sook sees an unidentified light on the cross. (BIFAN 2022)

Screening:
July 10, 2022 | Sunday | CGV Sopung 11 | 11:00 am
July 14, 2022 | Thursday | CGV Sopung 8 | 17:00 pm
This film will be available online during the festival via Wavve

Tick Tock Tick Tock by Kim Yong-gyun – South Korea | 2021 – 19 minutes
Section: Korean Fantastic – Series Killer – Taste of Horror 2

A 7-year-old child is at home by herself. She is feeling so insecure and scared that even a tiny noise makes her hide under the bed. Her mother, who works at a bar at night and comes home in the morning, does not allow her child to encounter the outside world and meet other people. So, she has been locked in the house for her entire life. One day, she hears a ticking sound from out the window, and something beyond science comes up to her. (BIFAN 2022)

Screening:
July 10, 2022 | Sunday | Bucheon City Hall Main Theater (2F) | 15:30 pm
July 15, 2022 | Friday | Korea Manhwa Museum | 19:30 pm

Warsha by Dania Bdeir – France, Lebanon | 2021 – 16 minutes
Section: Bucheon Choice – Shorts 2

Mohammad is a crane operator working in Beirut. One morning he volunteers to take on one of the tallest and notoriously most dangerous cranes in Lebanon. Away from everyone’s eyes, he is able to live out his secret passion and find freedom. (BIFAN 2022)

Screening:
July 8, 2022 | Friday | CGV Sopung 8 | 20:00 pm
July 12, 2022 | Tuesday | CGV Sopung 11 | 17:00 pm
This film will be available online during the festival via Wavve

You Will See by Kathleen Bu – Singapore | 2022 – 15 minutes
Section: XL 2

A young photographer, desperately looking for the perfect moment, falls prey to a supernatural camera. (BIFAN 2022)

Screening:
July 9, 2022 | Saturday | CGV Sopung 10 | 11:00 am
July 13, 2022 | Wednesday | CGV Sopung 9 | 14:00 pm
This film will be available online during the festival via Wavve

Your Child by Hong Sunyoung – South Korea | 2022 – 27 minutes
Section: Korean Fantastic – Shorts 4

A grieving father attends his late son’s classes to find out what led him to take his own life. He realizes that the adults in his son’s life, including himself and his teacher, turned a blind eye to his suffering. Through a process of uncovering the past, the adults are forced to face their guilt. (BIFAN 2022)

Screening:
July 9, 2022 | Saturday | CGV Sopung 5 | 10:30 am
July 11, 2022 | Monday | CGV Sopung 10 | 14:00 pm
This film will be available online during the festival via Wavve

Zzom! by Kim Youjune, Kim Hujung – South Korea | 2022 – 27 minutes
Section: Korean Fantastic – Shorts 1

“You extra zombies…DO NOT shower, sleep, eat…!’ A zombie movie shooting studio. Extra zombie actors surviving in extreme working environment, hear the news that the THREE FINAL BOSS BROTHERS are coming. The three final boss brothers…? (BIFAN 2022)

Screening:
July 9, 2022 | Saturday | CGV Sopung 9 | 20:00 pm
July 12, 2022 | Tuesday | CGV Sopung 5 | 10:30 am

To see the first part of this article please go here: PART 1

For more information, please visit: http://www.bifan.kr/eng/

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