Language

Korean

International Narrative Features

A BEDSORE

Film

A BEDSORE

Directed by Shim Hye-jung
Tensions arise in a household when a woman with a cerebral hemorrhage develops a bedsore.

BARBED WIRE FENCE

Film

BARBED WIRE FENCE

Directed by Dai Sil Kim-Gibson
A barbed wire fence divides the Korean peninsula into North and South.

BECOMING EDDIE

Film

BECOMING EDDIE

Directed by Lilan Bowden
A Korean American boy in the 1980s struggles to fit in at school, so he makes a wish…
Documentary Features

GEOGRAPHIES OF KINSHIP

Film

GEOGRAPHIES OF KINSHIP

Directed by Deann Borshay Liem
Four adoptees return to their country of birth and reconnect with their roots.

HAENYEO

Film

HAENYEO

Directed by Jaehee Cho
Experience the incredible world of the Jeju Haenyeo in VR.

HERSELVES

Film

HERSELVES

Directed by Kristy Choi
As the filmmaker imagines her mother’s life before motherhood, questions of freedom, authorship, and filial responsibility emerge.

IDOLS NEVER DIE

Film

IDOLS NEVER DIE

Directed by Jerome Yoo
When Korean pop idol “N.D.” tragically dies, a dysfunctional group of high school fan girls discover a hidden…

JESA

Film

JESA

Directed by Kyungwon Song
Using stop motion animation, the filmmaker interviews and questions her parents about jesa, a ritual tradition of Korea.
International Narrative Features

KIM JI-YOUNG, BORN 1982

Film

KIM JI-YOUNG, BORN 1982

Directed by Kim Do-Young
A woman suddenly shows signs of being inhabited by others and the stories of the people connected to…

MADE WITH LOVE

Film

MADE WITH LOVE

Directed by Sophia Lee
The owners of three Korean-inspired restaurants in San Diego share their stories about how food brings families together.

MIRROR

Film

MIRROR

Directed by Christina Yoon
A Korean immigrant with a severely scarred face visits a black market hospital in Queens to seek plastic…

MOTHER-IN-LAW

Film

MOTHER-IN-LAW

Directed by Shin Seung Eun
A mother drops by her daughter's apartment for a surprise visit and meets her daughter's "friend."

MOTHER OF THREE

Film

MOTHER OF THREE

Directed by Jun Hee Han
A karaoke hostess working in Los Angeles' Koreatown tries to pimp out her teenage daughter.
Special Presentations

THE PARADISE WE ARE LOOKING FOR

Film

THE PARADISE WE ARE LOOKING FOR

Directed by Joseph Mangat, Norbert Shieh, Quyên Nguyen-Le, R.J. Lozada
Four stories about immigrant cultures, self-expression, and living between borders, as seen through the eyes of Asian Americans…

TO EACH YOUR SARAH

Film

TO EACH YOUR SARAH

Directed by Kim Deok-Geun
A woman tries who tries to escape her life in the city has to come to terms with…