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SIWFF 25 Forum
Rethinking Women’s Film History & Women’s Film Festivals

In celebration of the festival’s 25th anniversary, SIWFF presents a special program and forum using RE:Discover as a keyword to reexamine and shed light on the masterpieces of women’s films. Through this special program and forum, the participants explore the evolution and current trends of women’s film history that have evolved with the times, as well as discuss the role of women’s film festivals as a platform for discovery and building solidarity. Film scholars and organizers of women’s film festivals around the world, including Internationales Frauen Film Fest Dortmund+Köln, Women Make Waves International Film Festival, Seoul International Women’s Film Festival, Women's Film Festival in Gwangju and Local Women’s Film Festival Network of Korea will share their thoughts and insights about women’s film history in relation to the role of women’s film festivals to rethink the steps up to now and the vision for the future.

 

* Free event

 
Time

Aug 28 (Mon) 16:00

Venue

MEGABOX SangamWorldcup Branch Theater 3

Code

412

Moderator

HWANG Hei-rim (SIWFF Programmer)
 

Keynote Speech

Rediscovering and Reclaiming Women’s Cinema:
A Journey from “Women and Film” to “Women’s Cinema”

SAITO Ayako (Professor of Meiji Gakuin University)

Roundtable Discussion

Evolution of Women’s Film (History), and Festival as a Platform for Discovery, Documenting and Solidarity
Pecha LO (Festival Director of Women Make Waves Intl. Film Festival)
Stefanie Görtz (Senior Curator: Feature Film Competition of Internationales Frauen Film Fest Dortmund+Köln)
KWON Eunsun (Professor of Joongbu University, SIWFF Executive Committee)
WADA-MARCIANO Mitsuyo (Professor of Kyoto University)
KIM Chae-hee (Head of Local Women’s Film Festival Network, Festival Director of Women's Film Festival in Gwangju)

Polemics Talk
[Polemics Talk] Image, Walls, or Possibility

Polemics Talk is a section of the festival that selects and presents important feminist issues or notable film subjects each year, organizing film screenings and discussions related to them. This year’s theme of Polemics Talk is “Image, Walls, or Possibility.” Critics and creators reflect on the relationship between women and images through their perspectives.

 

* Free event

 
Time

Aug 28 (Mon) 19:30

Venue

MEGABOX SangamWorldcup Branch Theater 3

Code

421

Panel

SHIN Eun-shil (Film Critic)
CHOI Heehyun (Director)
KIM Dong-ryung (Director)
KIM Shinjae (Curator)
SON Sinae (SIWFF Programmer)