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10th(2008)



Keeping the Vision Alive -Women in Korean Filmmaking

YIM Soon-rye

  • Korea
  • 2001
  • 52min
  • Beta
  • color
  • Documentary


Keeping the Vision Alive is a documentary film containing the voices and images of Korean women filmmakers. The film is Yim’s homage to both contemporary Korean women filmmakers and to the history of women filmmakers in Korea. Yim does not reveal her own voice or opinion and lets the voices and images of the filmmakers speak for themselves through a non-interventionist camera. From the pioneers, Park Nam-ok, and Hwang Hye-mi, who directed First Experience in 70’s, to recent filmmakers such as Byun Young-joo and Jang Hee-sun, the film traces their experiences, troubles, concerns and thoughts as women and women filmmakers. Keeping the Vision Alive calmly but enthusiastically encourages and celebrates the struggles, resistance, and survival of women filmmakers in a conservative Korean film industry and a male-dominated and sexist social system.
 

Director

  • YIM Soon-ryeYIM Soon-rye

    LIM Soon-Rye is a director who has received widespread recognition from the media and audience for her delicate yet powerful filmmaking, such as Waikiki Brothers, Forever the Moment, South Bound, and Whistle Blower. Having established herself as a producer through Glory Day and Sorry, Thank you, LIM makes her return as a director after 4 years with Little Forest.

Credit

  • ProducerJOO Jin-sook
  • Cinematography KIM Yoon-hee, JUNG Jong-hwa
  • Editor KIM Jong-sik
  • Sound DO Jang-soo