¶ Nilbar G?re?
G?re?’s work focuses on the gap between the current picture, controlled by the state, and the direction of global changes. The mobile phone industry as a global force introduced mobility in access to communication. The three screen video installation Open Phone Booth (2010-2011) is about this tragicomic reality.
¶ Rainy Season
The film deals with shamanism and the barbarous time of Korean history?struggles and suppression of armed guerrillas, massacres of civilians due to mutual revenges, and the division of the Korean peninsula along with extreme ideological conflicts?and pursues true reconciliation between people.
¶ Otty Widasari
Jabal Hadroh, Jabal Al Jannah (Green Mountain, Heaven Mountain) is a visual poem about (Muslim) women who in several places?geopolitically?cannot, may not, or do not want to walk alone. There must be men to accompany women either as guardians or her companions. But as a human, sometimes women also want and must and able to walk alone, if only to cleanse herself or feel the heavenly pleasure that exists in the world.
¶ The Act of Killing
Cinema has traditionally been dominated by films about good versus evil, the good fighting against the bad. However, the good and the bad only exist in stories. In reality, every evil act in history has been committed by human beings like ourselves.
¶ Ieoh Island
This film is a bizarre piece by director Kim Ki-young who freely interpreted the novelist Yi Cheong-jun’s original story. Adopting the frame of a mystery drama and crossing over different time periods, Kim combines shamanism, the salvation of human beings, and even ecology in the film.