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The 1st
PyeongChang International
Peace Film Festival

August. 16(Fri) - 20(Tue)

PyeongChang X GangNeung

Program

Check out various films of the 1st PyeongChang International Peace Film Festival.

Opening Film

Bird

YUN Hyeong-gu, an ornithologist more than 80 years old, had a son who went missing about 40 years ago. One day, he spots a Siberian common starling flying from Japan to North Korea. Puzzled by the fact that this bird species does not inhabit in Japan, he decides to further investigate it and eventually discovers that it was sent by his son living in South Korea. After confirming his son is still alive, he begins a research project on migratory birds in collaboration with his son by bypassing Japan. Along the way, they find an opportunity to reunite with each other decades after separation.

POV: Refugee on Earth

A Girl from Mogadishu

Circumcised at eight. Raped by wandering militiamen at twelve. Fully infibulated again at thirteen, and then married off to a fifty-year-old man who regularly beat her; Ifrah Ahmed runs away to a place she had once known as home in war torn Mogadishu to find it had become the kind of battleground. Ifrah makes the extraordinary journey out of war-torn Somalia and arrives in Dublin, Ireland. She reacts incredibly quickly, learns English at breakneck speed and unearths an enviable technical talent for harnessing social media. She quickly becomes a leading activist against gender-based violence.

POV: Refugee on Earth

Familly

Lisa gives refuge to a Somalian family, while they are waiting for their notification to foreigners services. In Lisa's house, two worlds are meeting, between benevolence and difficulty in communicating. In the silence, doubt and anxiety are rising. Beyond reason?

 

Gangwon Local Cinema

Bori

'I want to lose my hearing.','Wanting to lose sound'. This is the concern of Bori, an 11 year old girl living in a sea village. Bori is the only person in the family to hear. Why was I born differently from my family? The thoughts get deeper...

 

Gangwon Local Cinema

Substitute

Seoungmin cannot renew the full time contract after his part time contract is over. He does substitute driving for living while he is looking for a new job. One day, he drives his high school friend's car, Jaeyoung who seems to be too drunk to recognize Seoungmin.

Reflection: Korean Action Films After the Division

The Spy Gone North

In 1993,former military officer Park Suk-young is recruited as a spy by South Korea's National Intelligence Service(NIS), and given the Codename "Black Venus". He is then sent to infiltrate a group of high-ranking North Korean officials based in Beijing, with the ultimate goal of acquiring information on the North's nuclear program. After becoming close to Ri Myong-un, a key power broker, Black Venus succeeds beyond his wildest dreams of gaining the trust of North Korea's leadership. But political machinations on both sides of the border threaten to detail his accomplishment.

Reflection: Korean Action Films After the Division

The Last Witness

Ji-hye, the daughter of an army captain, receives a treasure map from her father just hours before he is killed by communist guerrillas in the mountains near their home. While the communists...

Spectrum

Pigua

Dan, 45, is a Jerusalem supermarket employee who suffers from PTSD after being caught up in a terrorist attack. On a day in which multiple attacks hit Jerusalem once again, Dan is asked to serve at the meat counter alongside an Arab co-worker. As more and more fatalities are reported on the news, Dan tries desperately to reach his wife who was shopping in the area of one of the attacks, but without success. Dan’s fear and panic result in severe consequences for himself and for others.

 

Beyond Line,
Become One
Toward Peace

Beyond Line, Become One.
Pull together toward Peace.

Follwed by 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics stunned the world, the 1st PyeongChang international Peace Film Festival will be launched.