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SFdrome

Director
Soyoung Kim
Info
2018 | 25min 55sec | color | DCP | English subtitles

 

Screening schedule

Date Time Theater Information
2019.03.23(Sat) 11:00 Lotte Cinema Hongik Univ 2
2019.03.27(Wed) 17:00 Lotte Cinema Hongik Univ 1

 

Synopsis

Socialist feminist JU Sejuk(1901-1953) was subject to exile by Stalin. She found herself in Central Asia in the vicinity of Cosmodrome. This brings forth to SFdrome facing future and past in a “strange” place of Sci-Fi dwelt by JU Sejuk.

 

Director's Statement

As I have been working on the ‘Exile Trilogy’ ( etc.) in Central Asia, I came to know the existence of JU, Sejuk as well as Cosmodrome the launching pad in Kazakhstan. I hope to evoke a new link and a constellation with a socialist feminist who fought under the colonial rule for women and the world. Inviting socialist feminist Flora Tristan to this space by reanimating JU, Sejuk's writing, I wanted to show long-lasting entanglements among revolutionary women.

 

Biography

Soyoung Kim
Soyoung Kim has made ‘Women's History Trilogy’(, , ) which was screened at many international film festivals including Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival. She also has made a feature-length fiction film entitled (Kyung)(2010) and a documentary about African traders in Guangzhou, China. Her recent works on Koryo people include ‘Exile Trilogy’ which consists of , , and .
FEATURES

2017 Goodbye My Love North Korea, 89min, Director
2017 The 43rd Seoul Independent Film Festival - Special Invitation Feature
2017 The 22nd Busan International Film Festival - Wide Angle - Documentary Showcase

2016 Sound of Nomad: Koryo Arirang, 87 min, Director
2017 The 6th Toronto Korean Film Festival
2017 The 14th EBS International Documentary Film Festival - Korean Documentary Panorama

2016 Heart of Snow: afterlife, 16min, Director
2016 National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, exhibition & screening
National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art Collection

2015 Drifting City, 70min, Director
2015 The 20th Busan International Film Festival - Wide Angle
2015 Seoul Independent Film Festival - competition

2014 Heart of Snow, Heart of Blood, 98min, Director
2016 Ludwig Cinema, Germany - screening
2015 The 17th International Women’s Film Festival - New Current

2014 Kim Alex’s Place: Ansan-Tashkent, 60min, Director
2014 DMZ International Documentary Film Festival
2014 EBS International Documentary Festival

2009 Viewfinder, 94min, Director
2010 The 12th Seoul International Women’s Film Festival - New Current
2009 The 14th Busan International Film Festival - Korean Cinema Today

 

Staff
Producer     Kang Jinseok 
Cinematographer     Kang Jinseok 
Editor     Kim Soyoung  Kang Jinseok 

 

Distribution
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