WOMEN ON THE RISE: SOUTH KOREAN CINEMA
Women filmmakers are not just on the rise in Hollywood, they’re changing the cinema landscape all around the globe. Join us as we celebrate three emerging filmmakers who are bringing bold new stories to the big screen and watch a refreshing take on South Korea cinema.
In This Program
Yena Kang / Shorts / South Korea / 2018 / 34 minsWhen the party’s all over, all she’s left with is empty pockets. After paying $170 for one cab ride during a night of partying, Mija and her friend struggle to uncover the driving force behind the excessive fare.
Mina Fitzpatrick / Shorts / South Korea / 2017 / 27 minsIn Seoul, only 1 percent of children are raised by single mothers. Without legal rights to their own children, many women are forced to put their children up for adoption against their will. Fitzpatrick tells a story that paints the struggles and triumphs of a single mother in Korea.
Jihyun Park / Shorts / South Korea / 2014 / 16 minsYoo-Hee and Joo-Yeon fell in love in high school, but their school’s persecution of gays tore them apart. When meet again years later, sparks fly.