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THE 12TH SUSPECT

Film

THE 12TH SUSPECT

Directed by Ko Myoungsung
Nearly completely set in the tense confines of an ordinary cafe, this political whodunit swirls with post-Korean War…

A Room of One’s Own

Film

A Room of One’s Own

Directed by Jeong Han
A lonely wife and former writer rents an idyllic room as a form of escape.

Air Conditioner in Panmunjeom

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Air Conditioner in Panmunjeom

Directed by Lee Tae-hun
Temperatures and political tensions comically escalate as a South Korean repairman must fix a broken AC dangerously close…

Alien

Film

Alien

Directed by Jegwang Yeon
When the friend of a young factory worker dies during an immigration raid, trying to honor the dead…

Empty

Film

Empty

Directed by Kim Min Jae
A middle aged restaurant worker with a slacker husband discovers she’s pregnant. She also has an annoying boss,…
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A FRENCH WOMAN

Film

A FRENCH WOMAN

Directed by Kim Hee-jung
Once a promising actor, middle-aged Mira heads straight from a divorce and a lifetime in Paris to reunite…

Hands and Wings

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Hands and Wings

Directed by Sungbin Byun
Startling and provocative, a rarely seen look at queer desire and disability, portrayed with all its life force,…
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THE HOUSE OF US

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THE HOUSE OF US

Directed by Yoon Ga-eun
Fed up with her parents’ fighting, 12-year-old Ha-Na finds solace in friendship with two young sisters she meets…

Master of Divinity

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Master of Divinity

Directed by Eugene Suen
When his wife announces that God wants her to quit her job, a struggling filmmaker panics.

Mother-in-law

Film

Mother-in-law

Directed by Shin Seung Eun
After a Korean mother finds an unexpected roommate at her daughter’s apartment, she decides to make her a…

Movements

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Movements

Directed by Dahee Jeong
The notion of time and space can be tricky, from different movements to different perspectives.
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NO MERCY

Film

NO MERCY

Directed by Lim Kyoung-tack
After her parents’ death, In-Ae swore to protect her younger sister. But one day, sis is abducted by…

Pepper

Film

Pepper

Directed by Jayil Pak
Preference for male children is thrown upside down when a Korean birth goddess in a maternity ward encounters…

Quan Ma He

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Quan Ma He

Directed by Lee Yong Chao
In a remote village by the Quan Ma River, old Hong must decide whether to relocate his family…

Stay Awake, Be Ready

Film

Stay Awake, Be Ready

Directed by Pham Thien An
A motorcycle accident, a boy who eats fire, three friends perched by a street stall. The night is…

The Dawn of Ape

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The Dawn of Ape

Directed by Mirai Mizue
A psychedelic animation made for chimpanzees is finally offered for humans to view.

The Wheel Turns

Film

The Wheel Turns

Directed by Sang Joon Kim
When a subway driver falls into the mind-numbing routine of a life, a trippy frog-induced awakening may have…

To Each Your Sarah

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To Each Your Sarah

Directed by Deokgeun Kim
Abandoned by her husband, a former queen bee suffers through hazing and nausea to work at an intestine…