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19th(2017)



Disappeared Women

트레일러 재생

Sawol, Yourang

  • Korea
  • 2016
  • World Premiere
  • 11min
  • DCP
  • color
  • Documentary

World Premiere

There are countless forgotten great men and women in this country. Out of those who deserve to be remembered, but does not to be remembered, this film deals with female independent activists. Have you ever heard any name of female independent activists other than YU Gwan-sun? Many of the people I’ve met had no idea who BAK Cha-jeong, or only know that she is the wife of KIM Won-bong, another famous independent activists. Why does the existence of female have to be the shadow of another male? This documentary speaks up for numerous female independent activists.
 
 

While traveling independence activist KIM Wong-bong’s hometown Miryang, ‘I’ read across activist KIM’s essays that are written in memory of his wife PARK Cha-jeong. PARK was born in a family of independence activists and therefore was actively devoted to the independence movement ever since she was young. She actively fought with a gun in her hand, was injured with a gunshot wound during a battle, and passed away. Even with such a great history behind her, how did ‘I’ not know of her? Why are the lives of female independence activists only talked about during travels within travels, and stories within stories? Why are they only remembered as someone’s mother, wife, or daughter? This travel documentary will point out how much our history is framed within the man’s narrative, and raises a questions about how we should remember history. (CHO HyeYoung)

Director

  • SawolSawol

    Born and raised in Dangjin and was admitted to RoadSchola after graduating from Geumsan Gandhi School. Made the directorial debut with the 2016 film Disappeared Women.

  • YourangYourang

    Dropped out of middle school at age 15, and is currently studying in an alternative school RoadSchola.

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