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Women Direct. Korean Indies! – Korean Women Independent Film Series 2022

24 June - 13 August

$64 – $80

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Encouraged by the welcoming response from our audiences last year, the Hong Kong Arts Centre (HKAC) and the Seoul Independent Film Festival co-present a new edition of Women Direct. Korean Indies! – Korean Women Independent Film Series at the Louis Koo Cinema, Hong Kong Arts Centre from 24 June 2022 to 13 August 2022. The programme continues to bring you indie films by Korean women filmmakers!

The liberal and ambitious spirit of Korean film development has allowed its creators to explore a great variety of stories and styles, and women are taking the stage to express themselves with films that are more widely available on global film distribution and festival circuits, gaining recognition and enriching different cultures.

This year, our selection carries on with telling stories of Korean women of different generations and their life choices – overcoming misfortune and stigmas to bring about new discoveries, enlightenments and connections with the hope of addressing realities that do not only involve women, but everyone – such as women’s changing priorities in their role, the phenomenon of holojok (the growing number of people who prefer to be left alone in one-person households), ageism, sexism, labour exploitation, historical tragedies, etc. Directors will attend after-screening talks to share their insights and experiences in filmmaking.

Connie Lam, Executive Director, Hong Kong Arts Centre, expressed, “South Korea has come to the forefront of cinema in the recent few years, and its film industry has set an example for how openness can encourage diverse and profound storytelling, while women filmmakers continue to garner attention at festivals around the world. This year, we are honoured to present another series of the latest independent films by emerging Korean women filmmakers, to provide a deeper look into how stories of different communities and individuals are brought onto the big screen.”

June 2022

Ten Months (Director: Sun Nam-koong)
South Korea | 2020 | 92’ | In Korean with English subtitles | DCP | Colour

Ghost Walk (Director: Yu Eun-jeong)
South Korea | 2018 | 90’ | In Korean with English subtitles | DCP | Colour

Home Away From Home (Director: Jee Hye-won)
South Korea | 2021 | 95’ | In Korean with English subtitles | DCP | Colour

July 2022

Boundary: Flaming Feminist Action (Director: Yun Ga-hyun)
South Korea | 2021 | 107’ | In Korean with English Subtitles | DCP | Colour

Sister J (Director: Lee Soo-jung)
South Korea | 2022 | 97’ | In Korean with English subtitles | DCP | B&W/Colour

August 2022

The Slug (Director: Choi Jin-young)
South Korea | 2020 | 99’ | In Korean with English subtitles | DCP | Colour

An Old Lady (Director: Lim Sun-ae)
South Korea | 2020 | 99’ | In Korean with English subtitles | DCP | Colour

Soup and Ideology (Director: Yang Yong-hi)
Japan, South Korea | 2021 | 119’ | In Korean with English subtitles | DCP | Colour

Details

Start:
24 June
End:
13 August
Admission:
$64 – $80
Event Category:
Website:
https://hkac.org.hk/calendar_detail/?u=IaTUZbNxlTQ

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