1. Feminism in 2017, Political Empowerment and Transversal Politics

  • Events
    After watching three films—Out: Smashing Homophobia Project, Paris is Burning, and Political Animals—we raise the question of how the task of political empowerment and transversal politic could be fulfilled in the state of feminism in the year 2017. We also discuss feminist and queer civil rights in the era where quotes such as “(LGBT Rights Come) Later,” and “I Oppose to Homosexuality (In the Military)”are prevailing alongside the elect of the ‘first feminist president’ in South Korea.
  • Date
    Sep 23rd SAT 17:00, after screening Paris Is Burning
  • Venue
    Megabox Pajubookcity 1
  • Panel
    Jay Sohn (Culture critic), Lee Hyuk-sang (Director)

2. Female Workers and Their Journey of Existential Recovery

  • Events
    We have conversations about films which show people deprived of their language and sense after becoming and living as a worker, people seeking motives for existential recovery, the birth of female workers, the struggle to move from subordination to freedom, and the journey of a person striving to recover one’s existence of living as oneself.
  • Date
    Sep 24th SUN 18:00, after screening Dear My Friends
  • Venue
    Megabox Pajubookcity 3
  • Panel
    Eun Yu (Writer), Bae Gyeong-nae (Activist, Writer)

3. We Need a Chance to Reflect on the Love: Making Relationship with My Children

  • Events
    The event sets up a time talking about how to make relationship with children, develop the independent living abilities of them, etc. with the chief director of the association ‘TeenCoop’, NaIm Yun-gyeong, after screening School Life, a documentary that watches closely the life of teachers with students at a boarding school in Ireland.
  • Date
    Sep 25th MON 10:30, after screening School Life
  • Venue
    Megabox Pajubookcity 2
  • Panel
    NaIm Yun-gyeong (Professor of Yonsei University, Director of TenCoop)

4. The Other Side of Science – In Search of Emotions and Stories

  • Events
    We share various inner thoughts and emotions through knowledge and information surrounding the confession of personal drug experiences, the moving medical efforts practiced in the corner of society, the disclosure of human greed which lead to the extinction of other species.
  • Date
    Sep 25th MON 17:00, after screening Racing Extinction
  • Venue
    Megabox Pajubookcity 3
  • Panel
    Won Jong-woo (Representative of Science with people)

5. German Peace Politics and the Fall of the Berlin Wall

    • Events
      Through Time will tell, a film portraying a number of teenagers during East Germany’s period of political upheavals in the late 1989 to early 1990 and their current lives, we look into Germany’s unification process and discuss the lessons we may learn and the issues to overcome.
    • Date
      Sep 24th SUN 13:00, after screening Time will tell
    • Venue
      Megabox Pajubookcity 1
    • Panel
      Lee Dong-gi (Professor of Gangneung-Wonju National University)

6. Documentary and Mise-en-scène

      • Events
        Through a discussion addressing the theme of documentary and mise-en-scène, we attempt to answer the fundamental question of ‘What documentary is,’ and contemplate on the relationship between documentary aesthetics and ethics.
      • Date
        Sep 27th WED 16:00
      • Venue
        Megabox Baekseok Comfort 6 Panel: Martin Guotte (Professor of Universite Sorbonne Nouvelle), Cho Myoung-jin (Programmer of Institut national d’histoire de l’art)

7. 2017 Community Media Center Screening Supporters’ Workshop

This workshop consists of lectures and case presentations aimed at promoting screenings at community media centers and improving capabilities of screening supporters. It will also host lectures about international film festivals and screenings to strengthen the foundation for citizen screening activities in the community, establish networks among screening staff and related groups and clubs, and share information.

  • Date: Sep 23 SAT—Sep 25 MON
  • Host/Present: The National Association of Community Mediacenters, DMZ Docs
  • Sponsors: Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism (Advance enrollments required 02-6012-6437)

 

Screening Staff Workshop ‘The Era of Life Culture – Reviewing the Copyright Act’

Faced with the May pre-announcement of the revised enforcement ordinance of the Copyright Act, participants discuss new concerns of screening staff at media centers and identify important values that must be considered concerning the Copyright Act.

  • Date: Sep 24th SUN 13:00
  • Venue: Guesthouse Jijihyang
  • Panel: Oh Byeong-il (Representative of IPLeft)

The Film Festival I made : Presentation on Citizen Programmers’ Activities’

Citizen programmers from different communities meet and share their activities and concerns

  • Date: Sep 24th SUN 15:30
  • Venue: Guesthouse Jijihyang Information Library
  • Panel: Gwak Hyo-min, Lee Ho-geum, Park Juhwan (Citizen programmers)

Cine Talk with DMZ Docs Programmers

The event invites the audience to meet with the programmers of DMZ Documentary Film Festival, to learn film programming and moderating know-how, and to talk over the ideas for local screening projects.

  • Date: Sep 24th SUN 19:00 After screening Docs Family Shorts1
  • Venue: Megabox Pajubookcity 2