TKFF 2017 PROGRAMMES

DAY 1: Wed, July 12 | 7:00PM

Opening Night Feature Presentation

Weekends 위켄즈

98 min

directed by LEE DONG-HA

Documentary | Korea 2017 | CANADIAN PREMIERE

Every weekend, a group of gay men gather around the heart of Seoul, to sing. They are more like a bunch of amateurs than a harmonized choir, but they are voicing up for themselves and others suffering...

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DAY 2: Thur, July 13 | 7:00PM

Feature Presentation

Queen of Walking 걷기왕

93 min

directed by BAEK SEUNG-HWA

Drama | Korea 2016 | NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE

Due to congenital motion sickness syndrome, high school student Man-bok must walk to and from school each day, which takes 4 hours. Amazed by her willingness to walk such a long distance to school, her homeroom teacher introduces her to racewalking...

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DAY 3: Fri July 14 | 7:00PM

Feature Presentation

Snowy Road 눈길

121 min

directed by LEE NA-JEONG

Drama | Korea 2017 | CANADIAN PREMIERE

Preceded by A Conversation with Hana

Jong-bun, in her eighties, is one of the last surviving ‘Comfort Women’ victims forced into sexual slavery by the Japanese Army during World War II. Back in 1944, at the end of the Japanese occupation in Korea...

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DAY 4: Sat July 15 | 5:00PM

Feature Presentation

Worst Woman 최악의 하루

93 min

directed by KIM JONG-KWAN

Drama, Romance | Korea 2016 | NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE

Eun-hee is an actress whose acting is poor, but she also plays in her real life. Her performance full of lies helps her feel she creates different personalities each time she dates separate men. Eventually a pack of her lies is tangled up and everything is about to be messed up. ...

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DAY 4: Sat July 15 | 7:30PM

Feature Presentation

Our President 노무현입니다

109 min

directed by LEE CHANGE-JAE

Documentary | Korea 2017 | CANADIAN PREMIERE

In South Korea, 2002, the Democratic Party put the presidential nomination to a plebiscite for the first time. Amongst numerous candidates, the one who brought about the most unexpected result was a fringe candidate named Roh Moo-hyun.

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DAY 5: Sun, July 16 | 2:30PM

Korean Classic

The Housemaid 하녀

108 min

directed by KI-YOUNG KIM

Drama | Korea 1960 | Free Screening for seniors and students

Piano composer Dong-sik (Kim Jin Kyu) and his pregnant wife (Jeung-nyeo Ju) need extra help around the house, so they hire a housemaid (Eun-shim Lee), whose precociousness soon gives way to troubling behavior...

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DAY 5: Sun, July 16 | 5:00PM

Korean Diaspora

Sound of Nomad: Koryo Arirang
고려 아리랑: 천산의 디바

88 min

directed by JEONG KIM

Documentary | Korea 2016 | INTERNATIONAL PREMIERE

Preceded by BELLE VILLE 벨빌

Sound of Nomad: Koryo Arirang starts with a diva of a tragic family history related to a history of migration. The rare archival footage re-animates her history reverberating with the current world crisis...

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DAY 5: Sun, July 16 | 7:30PM

Closing Night Feature Presentation

A Quiet Dream 춘몽

101 min

directed by ZHANG LU

Drama | Korea 2016 | CANADIAN PREMIERE

Three men around a woman, and their unusual way of expressing their emotion. In center of Seoul, contrary to the fancy buildings, still there’s a poor town called, Su-saek. And there are three special losers. Three of them frequent a small bar in the town to win the heart of a charming bar lady...

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