2018 KIXFF Schedule

EMU Artspace
Tickets available at the door
ALL ACCESS PASS for RSVP!

The View from Here

Lang: English, Korean | Subtitles: English, Korean | Running time: 75 mins

Sat, 9/29  | 10:30am – 12:00pm | EMU Art Center, Cinema 1 (2nd floor)

Non-competition Feature

dir. Kevin Lambert

Longtime couple goes to the beach for a weekend getaway to restart their troubled relationship. “If you were trapped on a desert island, who would you bring?” is the question that snowballs until it’s a more dangerous proposition.

Rooftop BBQ

Free for all guests!

Sat, 9/29  | 11:30am – 4pm; 5pm – 9pm | EMU Art Center, Rooftop

Sun, 9/30  | 11:30am – 3pm; 4pm – 7pm | EMU Art Center, Rooftop

Hungry? Relax and join us on the roof!

Johnsonville sausages or Vegefood veggie dogs, grilled bell peppers and chips for 5,000 won.

Beer and cocktails provided by EMU Artspace!

 

Int’l Expat & No-Budget Music Videos

Lang: Multiple | Subtitles: Not Available | Running time: 64 mins

Sat, 9/29  | 12:00pm – 1:15pm | EMU Art Center, Cinema 1 (2nd floor)
Sat, 9/29  | 6:30pm – 7:45pm | EMU Art Center, Cinema 1 (2nd floor)

Everything Feels Fake – The Dark Side of Venus by Marco Vallini
Make No Mistake by Skii Harvey
Taekkyon Reign by Jaye Wynn
Tonight by Tim Paugh
North Korea by Pedro José Macias
Nín thở – Gỗ lim by Vincent Baumont
Corridor by Cassandre Émanuel
Shimmer – Tierpark
Bibimbap by Ori Dagan

self-portrait by Nacho Recio
Stalemate by Egor Sevastyanov
Subside by Scott Robertson
MANGIA! (EAT!) by Francesco Faralli
Le chant du charretier by Fabio Leone
Unsichtbar – Junges Liebespaar by Muge Yildiz

Int’l No-Budget Shorts #1

Lang: English, Dutch | Subtitles: English, Korean | Running time: 68 mins

Sat, 9/29  | 12:00pm – 1:30pm | EMU Art Center, Cinema 2 (3rd floor)

you too [5mins] by Daniel Schippers
Sisak [15mins] by Faraz Ansari
Vrij (Free) [20mins] by Ruud Matthijssen
The City Is Like a Character in the Film [12mins] by Christopher Jason Bell
Panopticity:Seoul [6mins] by Andreas Zingerle
Journey [7mins] by Radheya Jegatheva

Go Go Second Time Gaijin?

Lang: Japanese | Subtitles: English, Korean | Running time: 60 mins; 15min GV

Sat, September 29  | 1:30pm – 2:45pm | EMU Art Center, Cinema 1 (2nd floor)

Expat Feature

dir. Robert Nishimura

After receiving a concussion, an expat foreigner in Japan believes himself to be a member of an extreme nationalist right-wing group.

Sedae

LANG: English, Korean | SUBS: Korean, English | Running time: 124 mins (15 min GV)

Sat. 9/29  | 1:30pm – 3:30pm | EMU Art Center, Cinema 2 (3rd floor)

Expat Feature
Dir. Daniel Smukalla

Korea’s quick growth resulted in much contrast between the old and young, the rural and the urban. This documentary visually shows the different aspects of Korean life, and is narrated over by Koreans of all ages and backgrounds that are a part of it.

After the Sewol

LANG: English, Korean | SUBS: Korean, English | Running time: 80 mins (15 min GV)

Sat. 9/29  | 3:00pm – 5:00pm | EMU Art Center, Cinema 1 (2nd floor)

Expat Feature
Dir. Neil George, Matt Root

‘After the Sewol’ explores the changing faces of this nation through the eyes of two British film makers. They talk with relatives of the victims, rescue divers and activists about their struggles and battles since this tragic accident happened and embark upon a journey to uncover how this accident came about, looking deep into Korean history about why no action was taken to prevent it in the first place.

Intl. Expat Shorts #1

LANG: Multiple | SUBS: Korean, English | Running time: 64 mins (15 min GV)

Sat. 9/29  | 3:30pm – 5pm | EMU Art Center, Cinema 2 (3rd floor)

China Bound 1964 [English; 8mins] by Bill Callahan
Yo Soy Coreana (I am Korean) [Spanish, Korean; 12mins] by Ajung Kim
Where’s My Friend, Pil? [English; 4mins] by Tommy Choi
Obsession [English; 15mins] by Christopher Beaulieu
Buerliners [English, German, Spanish; 23mins] by Rodolfo Schmidt

Int’l Korean Shorts

Lang: Korean | Subtitles: English | Running time: 60 mins; 15mins GV

Sat, 9/29  | 5pm – 6:15pm | EMU Art Center, Cinema 1 (2nd floor)

Magpie by John Michaels [2mins]
Mother by Chase Lee [18mins]
Above the Mist by Gabriel Galand [8mins]
A Girl Wearing a White Dress by Yoon Hyung Chul [23mins]
Caffeine by Sujung Kwon [8mins]

Eyes Wide Open

LANG: English, Korean | SUBS: Korean, English | Running time: 110 mins

Sat. 9/29  | 5pm – 7:15pm | EMU Art Center, Cinema 2 (3rd floor)

Expat Feature
Dir. Will Forrester

An American student in Seoul, South Korea uses his skills as a spy to stop foreign agents and local gang members from obtaining a supercomputer that can connect to anyone and anything.

Local Expat Shorts Showcase #1

LANG: English, Korean | SUBS: Korean, English | Running time: 71 mins (15 min GV)

Sat. 9/29  | 7:30pm – 9pm | EMU Art Center, Cinema 2 (3rd floor)

Dream Upon the Green KIX48 winner 2018 by Team Xuying [Korean;  4mins]
Euna by Seunghyun Chong [Korean; 18mins]
Tetsu Kono’s Crazy Routine by Sebastien Simon & Forest Ian Etsler [Korean, Japanese, English; 16mins]
Bam Bam Bam by Yann Kerloch [Korean; 25mins]
Strings by John Michaels [English; 14mins]

After Party with Retro Fest!

Only for All-Access pass holders (and RetroFest ticket holders)

Sat. 9/29  | 9:50pm – 11pm | EMU Panta Garage (B1)

After party for Sat Rock This Town Retro Fest and KIXFF!

Retro hits and dancing w/ DJ Chacha

Only for ALL-ACCESS pass holders.

Fearing Future

LANG: Spanish | SUBS: Korean, English | Running time: 76 mins

Sun. 9/30  | 11:00am – 12:20pm | EMU Art Center, Cinema 2 (3rd floor)

No-Budget Feature
Dir. Nacho Sesma

Leo is a literature professor who is at the ending of a long time relationship. As he struggles with economic problems and depression, he enters a big transition in his life between drugs and an particular affair with one of his students.

No-Budget Shorts #2 “Women in Film”

LANG: Multiple | SUBS: Korean, English | Running time: 76 mins

Sun. 9/30  | 12:30pm – 1:35pm | EMU Art Center, Cinema 2 (3rd floor)

LISTEN (Myanmar; 13mins) by Min Min Hein
Dear Mother (Korean/English; 5mins) dir. Matthew Kaundart
Ready for a Baby (English; 5mins) by Anastasia Dyakova
Chocolate Wind (Russian; 23mins) by Ilia Antonenko
A Brunch with Death (English; 3mins) by Sebastian Gat
Boxing Day (Korean/English; 7mins) by Richard E. Haywood

Dirt

LANG: English, Russian | SUBS: Korean, English | Running time: 76 mins

Sun. 9/30  | 1:35pm – 3:05pm | EMU Art Center, Cinema 2 (3rd floor)

No-Budget Feature
by Dylan Levine

A young couple’s relationship-mending getaway at her family’s remote cabin in Ukraine is sidetracked when they discover a severed finger in the woods. Together, they must overcome old world superstition, solve its mystery and fight for their very survival.

Intl. Expat Shorts #2

LANG: Spanish | SUBS: Korean, English | Running time: 76 mins

Sun. 9/30  | 3:15pm – 4:45pm | EMU Art Center, Cinema 2 (3rd floor)

“BRUCE” by Irhad Mutic [4min]
“Eric” by Hakan Sagiroglu [21mins]
“25 Years” by Manuel Bovio [7mins]
“Long Ride” by Shao Wen Liang [13mins]
“The Troubled Troubadour” by Forest Ian Etsler, Sebastien Simon [23mins]

Local Expat Shorts Showcase #2

LANG: Spanish | SUBS: Korean, English | Running time: 76 mins

Sun. 9/30  | 5:00pm – 7:00pm | EMU Art Center, Cinema 2 (3rd floor)

Excursions Into the Unknown by Calvin Yeager [20mins]
Homebody by Rosa Chung [17mins]
Dancer in the Pocket by Xuying [13mins]
Speaking Test by Jeremy Arthur [18mins]”
Emerald KIX48 winner 2017 by Team Jomial [7mins]

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