Deep inside Seoul Cinema – Seoul Independent Film Festival

Independent Space

“Where independent films are enjoyed,
and independent films are supported.” 

The 41st Seoul Independent Film Festival (SIFF) is being held till Friday, Dec. 4th. If you like films and Korean culture, some selected Korea independent films will be right at your hands this week!!

Being one of the most representative events for independent films in Korea, Seoul Independent Film Festival has been held every December since 1975, reviewing films of all genres and forms of the year.
This year, there’ll not only be Korean independent film Competition, but also New Choice films and special invited directors‘ woks joining the festival, bringing even more variety of concepts to the exhibition. You can also find international films of film makers from USA, China, UK, Thailand and many other countries. The 41st SIFF is about to bring you more than a single scope of Korea, moreover, around the world and of different civilizations.

Types of films you can find at the festival is really diverse, from short films of 5 to 40 minutes length to regular length‘s films, range from fiction, animation, experimental, and documentary.

Colors in the Subway
Director: KIM Myungeun
2015 | Animation | Color | HD | 6min 41sec
2015 11st Jeju Film Festival
2015 9th Great Short Film Festival
2015 11st InDPanda International Film Festival
2015 11st Indie-AniFest
2015 19th Seoul International Cartoon & Animation Festival
2015 19th Cartoons on the bay Pulcinella awards

Dear Grandma
Director: LEE Sohyun
2015 | Documentary | Color | DCP | 95min

Summer’s tail
Director: KWAK Saemi, PARK Yongjae
2015 | Fiction | Color | HD | 39min 57sec
2015 16th Jeonju International Film Festival
2015 14th Mise-en-scene’s Short Film Festival

Kaili Blues
Director: Ganbi
China | 2015 | Fiction | Color | DCP | 110min 
2015 68th Locarno International Film Festival

Visiting the festival is really simple, you can purchase either on-line or on-site. And there are 2 theaters that you can visit in Seoul.

Location 1: CGV Apugujeong

Adderss: 602 Sinsa-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul

Screen Hall: ART 1 (94 seats), ART 2 (108 seats), ART 3 (160 seats)

Ticket: CGV




Location 2Indiespace

Address: 2F, Garden Place, 1-153 Sinmunno 2(i)-ga, Jongno-gu, Seoul

Screen Hall: 110 seats

Ticket: YES24



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