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Special Talk
[SIWFF 25 Talk] RE:Discover Jealousy is My Middle Name , The Relationship Between Women Directors and Women Narratives

 

The talk delves into the distinction and intersection of women filmmakers’ films and women’s narratives. By examining the production process of Park Chan-ok’s feature debut Jealousy is My Middle Name (2002), the panels discuss the impact of the film on the next generation of female filmmakers.

 

Time

Aug 26 (Sat) 19:00
After screening Jealousy Is My Middle Name

Venue

MEGABOX SangamWorldcup Branch Theater 3

Code

230

Panel

PARK Chan-ok (Director)
Peter KIM (Head of Generation Blue Films, Director)
KIM Boram (Director)
LEE Wanmin (Director)

 

[SIWFF 25 Talk] RE:Discover Born in Flames

 

Director Byun Youngjoo and film journalist Lee Hwajung discuss the impact and contemporary significance of the classic women’s film Born in Flames (1983) by director Lizzie Borden, which is being reexamined through SIWFF 25 Special - RE:Discover.

 

Time

Aug 28 (Mon) 19:30
After screening Born in Flames

Venue

MEGABOX SangamWorldcup Branch Theater MX

Code

420

Panel

BYUN Youngjoo (Director)
LEE Hwajung (Film Journalist)

 

[SIWFF 25 Talk] RE:Discover Kung-fu Master!

 

Director Lee Kyung-mi and film journalist Kim Hyunmin discuss the influence and contemporary meaning of the classic women’s film and director Agnès Varda’s Kung-Fu Master! (1988), which is being reexamined through SIWFF 25 Special - RE:Discover.

 

Time

Aug 28 (Mon) 19:30
After screening Kung-Fu Master!

Venue

MEGABOX SangamWorldcup Branch Theater MX

Code

519

Panel

LEE Kyoung-mi (Director)
KIM Hyunmin (Film Journalist)

 

[Conversation & Lecture] Misrepresented and Concealed Women’s Art History

 

After watching Beyond the Visible - Hilma af Klint, a film about Hilma af Klint, who is recently rediscovered as a first abstract painter prior to Wassily Kandinsky, the talk examines the trends and listen to the stories of women art historians. The uncovering and restoring the trajectories of underappreciated or lesser-known women creators, who have been concealed or overlooked, continues persistently in the art world.

 

Time

Aug 25 (Fri) 19:30
After screening Beyond the Visible - Hilma af Klint

Venue

MEGABOX SangamWorldcup Branch Theater 4

Code

122

Panel

KIM Sun-ji (Writer, Art Critic)

 

[Conversation & Lecture] Film Making of Film X Gender and Gender Equality Education Applying Films

 

Film X Gender is a short film production support program organized by the Korean Institute for Gender Equality Promotion and Education and hosted by the Seoul International Women’s Film Festival. This event explores the process of creating short films in the 2023 edition of Film X Gender. Additionally, the panels discuss case studies of on-site gender equality education that utilizes short films.
* Free event

 

Time

Aug 26 (Sat) 17:00
After screening Film X Gender Shorts

Venue

MEGABOX SangamWorldcup Branch Theater 4

Code

222

Panel

KIM Hyun-gyung (Professor of Seoul Women's University)
SON Sinae (SIWFF Programmer)

 

 

[Conversation & Lecture] The Super 8 Years , and Annie Ernaux’s Language and Film

 

The Nobel Prize-winning author Annie Ernaux and her son David Ernaux-Briot have reconstructed the Ernaux family’s home video footage from 1972 to 1981 into the film The Super 8 Years. Writer Lee Seula and Cine 21 journalist Lee Dahye give a talk about Annie Ernaux’s language, storytelling and writing as an author, sharing the stories that go beyond what is captured in the film’s images.

 

Time

Aug 27 (Sun) 10:00
After screening The Super 8 Years

Venue

MEGABOX SangamWorldcup Branch Theater MX

Code

302

Panel

LEE Seula (Writer)
LEE Dahye (Writer, Journalist of Cine21)

 

 

[Conversation & Lecture] PARK Nam-Ok and HONG Eun-won, First Women Filmmakers Revisited

 

In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the birth of the first female director in South Korea, Park Nam-ok, we explore Park Nam-ok and Hong Eun-won’s cinematic worlds and the changes in women’s narratives and representations during their time; they are the contemporary and fellow directors of the first generation of South Korean female filmmakers.

 

* Audiences watching A Woman Judge (code 704) at the Korean Film Archive Cinematheque KOFA Theater 1 can move to Theater 2 to participate in the event after the screening.
* Free event

 

Time

Aug 29 (Tue) 17:10
After screening The Widow

Venue

Korean Film Archive Cinematheque KOFA Theater 2

Code

705

Panel

SHIN Su-won (Director)
BYUN Jairan (Professor of Soonchunhyang University, SIWFF Chief Director of the Council, Chairperson of Organizing Committee)
KWON Eunsun (Professor of Joongbu University)

 

 

[Conversation & Lecture] Making ‘Sampling’ Films: Deconstruction and Reconstruction

 

Why and how are the characters in Wayne’s World and American Beauty interconnected like neighbors in their respective worlds? New-York based Australian filmmaker-duo Soda Jerk of Hello Dankness talks about creating documentaries or films by using the sampling method, incorporating various visuals and film footage including pre-existing films.

 

Time

Aug 29 (Tue) 19:30
After screening Hello Dankness

Venue

MEGABOX SangamWorldcup Branch Theater 3

Code

520

Panel

Soda Jerk (Director)
HWANG Hei-rim (SIWFF Programmer)

 

 

[Roundtable] Ingeborg Bachmann X Margarethe von Trotta

 

A roundtable about the passionate world of Austrian poet Ingeborg Bachmann, best known for Differed Time and The Thirtieth Year, and the film world of director Margarethe von Trotta, who has shed light on feminist figures in her films such as Marianne and Juliane, Rosa Luxemburg, and Ingeborg Bachmann: Journey Into the Desert.

 

Time

Aug 26 (Sat) 15:30
After screening Ingeborg Bachmann - Journey into the Desert

Venue

MEGABOX SangamWorldcup Branch Theater MX

Code

220

Panel

LEE Kyungmi (Theater Critic)
LEE Young-ju (Poet)

 

 

[Roundtable] The Age of Beasts - Speaking through Archives

 

Directors Jeong Jae-eun and Jang Yun-mi, along with feminism research activist Kwonkim Hyunyoung, discuss the depiction and representation of violence against women and documentary making which uses archive footage, focusing on the documentary The Age of Beasts in the section of Polemics: Images, Describing Resistance.

 

Time

Aug 26 (Sat) 19:00
After screening The Age of Beasts

Venue

MEGABOX SangamWorldcup Branch Theater 1

Code

228

Panel

JEONG Jae-eun (Director)
JANG Yun-mi (Director)
KWONKIM Hyunyoung (Feminism Research Activist, SIWFF Executive Committee)
SON Sinae (SIWFF Programmer)

 

 

[Roundtable] Women Artists, Persistently Passionate

 

Panels discuss the works that portray the lives of women artists and the challenges or glass ceilings they persistently break through while continuing to voice their expression to the world; from Apolonia, Apolonia to the films in the special exhibition Women Making Art: Shouts & Whispers.

 

Time

Aug 27 (Sun) 13:00
After screening Apolonia, Apolonia

Venue

MEGABOX SangamWorldcup Branch Theater MX

Code

311

Panel

KWAK Yein, HONG Jiyoung (Photographer, W/O.F Without Frame!)
LEE Jinshil (Art Critic & Independent Curatror, Agrafa Society)
CHO Yoon-ji (Actor, Stage Director of Sylvia, Live)