The 13th Seoul Yeongdeungpo International Extreme-Short Image& Film Festival is a festival that will broadcast 30 movies, with a duration of 10 minutes each, from 20th August to 2nd September 2016.
Part I of this post covered 5-6 of the most interesting short films you shouldn’t miss at the 13th Seoul Yeongdeungpo International Extreme-Short Image& Film Festival , which is currently taking place at Seoul’s Yeongdeungpo Art Center. Which short films made the cut and what other short films do you think should be screened?
The 13th Seoul Yeongdeungpo International Extreme-Short Image& Film Festival, which will take place on-site and online from September 7th to 12th, 2023 in Seoul, Korea, continues our list of short films you shouldn’t miss.
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– A Selection of Films –
Yoon Hanna’s Nose – Korea | 2019 – 27 minutes Actor Focus: Lim Sunwoo, Section: Special Screening
Hanna goes about her everyday life, concealing her damaged nose and looking for her lover Hyunsoo, who is hiding from her. Hanna meets his mother Minok when she visits him at his home.
Michael Kam’s Nursery Rhymes – Singapore | 2023 – 10 minutes Inescapable is the eighth section of the competition.
A Singapore filmmaker imagines his grandparents’ childhoods under various colonial regimes, based on his recollections of them.
Aung Htet’s Ok, I’m Fine – Myanmar | 2018 – 18 minutes Wathann Film Festival’s Special Screenings, Myanmar Focus
GG is an eight-year-old girl who lives with her grandma. She went to school grudgingly.
Ordinary Person is a Korean film directed by Kook Dohwoon and released in 2023. It lasts 14 minutes. Competition No. 1: The Borderline Never Ends
Hyun-jeong, a middle school alumni who became a salon nail stylist, meets attorney Jeong-yeon.
Chang Jeongwook’s Picnic 19 – Korea | 2023 – 12 minutes Section 6: One More Day of Competition
Corona has spread to Korea. Jin-seo, a girl who prefers online lectures over face-to-face classes, attends a lecture on the internet as she always does. Nonetheless, she discovers her English teacher’s SOS rescue signal and resolves to save her.
Tsung-Yen Lin’s Piglet Piglet – Taiwan | 2023 – 15 minutes Section 6: One More Day of Competition
Yu-Ann learns she is eight weeks pregnant in the run-up to the 2023 Taiwanese presidential election, a watershed event for a fledgling democracy. Given her husband’s obsession with establishing a Ba-Wan (dumpling) shop, she chooses to keep the news to herself. Yu-Ann had an unexpected miscarriage before she can find the perfect time to inform her husband about the pregnancy. Yu-Ann is devastated, but her boyfriend consoles her, leaving them both to grapple with the future’s inherent uncertainty.
Yoon Sohyun’s Ring Ring – Korea | 2023 – 14 minutes Bloody Night is a non-competition section.
Sun-kyung attempts to win because she is drawn to a ring at the auction that reminds her of her youth. Someone, though, grabs it by offering a greater sum. She meets the winner again on the way and trespasses into their home to take the ring.
Shin Sojeong’s Save Me – Korea | 2023 – 16 minutes Section 6: One More Day of Competition
A famous person whose name has already been forgotten visits a film festival alone and meets a phony admirer at the most inconvenient time.
Jeong Haeji’s Sura – Korea | 2023 – 6 minutes Section 11 of the competition: On the table
Student in high school. My closest buddy is expecting a child.
Roh Yonjel’s The Day – Korea | 2023 – 7 minutes We, Back Then, was the fourth section of the competition.
A girl does not return to her home after completing school. Instead, she just goes outdoors and spends time by herself. Her day is very lengthy.
Nam Seojeong’s Treetop – Korea | 2023 – 13 minutes Competition No. 7: In front of the river
An average lady flees her home after being subjected to domestic abuse. She encounters individuals seeking assistance while wandering and chooses to do something irrevocable.
Han Nari’s Unnie Small Library – Korea | 2023 – 12 minutes Section: Yeongdeungpo’s Extreme-Short Film Academy
The Seoul Women’s Association runs Unnie’s Small Library, which is situated near Daerim Station. It may be used by anybody to create a small community in which children can grow up securely. Seminars and play sessions help children and foster parents establish a network. Interviews with activists who operate the space even in dangerous circumstances are included in the film. Let’s take a look at the activists’ delight in the space and the improvements they’re making.
Park Hyemin’s Walking Through Words – Korea | 2023 – 6 minutes Section: Yeongdeungpo’s Extreme-Short Film Academy
In Yeongdeungpo metro station, I come upon an odd writing on the wall. While going along the street, I notice certain signs, inscriptions, and symbols that stick out from the usual routine. I wonder who erected these markers and carved these inscriptions.
Yang Dohye – Korea | 2023 – 6 minutes – We don’t need magic Section 3 of the competition: Breaking the Illusion
Suzy discovers that her lover, Yong Pal, is a wizard after seeing him do magic. She informs her coworker Sang Eun about her predicament, recalling all of his odd occurrences and questionable behaviors that she couldn’t figure out. Yong Pal has become a complete stranger to her, and she is even frightened of him.
What’s the matter with your foot? Korea | 2023 – 13 minutes | Choi Youjin Section: Yeongdeungpo’s Extreme-Short Film Academy
Every day, Mom vanishes at the same time. I wanted to document and share my mother’s everyday struggles with menopause. I tread in the footsteps of my mother, who walks till her feet are ripped apart.
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