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3th DMZ Docs(2011)

I AM DOCU



Osundosun

Yeo-bak, Nung-cool

  • Korea
  • 2011
  • 90min
  • HDV
  • color

Synopsis

Osundosun Edu-Care House is located in Cheongcheon-dong, Bupyeong-gu, Incheon, where so many houses are crammed together. During the Korean financial crisis, and after visiting a school cafeteria, Teacher “Magnolia” and Teacher “Sunflower” opened a Edu-care house to provide better food to children and have been taking care of children for more than a decade. They have plenty of things to do other than providing good food and teaching children. Reconciling children who fought, punishing a child who stole a friend’s money, and checking whether a kid who moved far away is doing okay — these teachers are so busy looking after children. The beauty of this film is that it shows the everyday nature of children, space and characters in a simple and honest manner. The power of their everyday life is the teachers’ wish for the children to grow up with sound body and mind. Some children have created an independent youth club called “Kkumteo (Dream-site)” and become new players in the local society and community. The youngsters at Kkumteo made their past experiences in the neighborhood into a film to share with local residents. This is the fruit of the Osundosun Edu-Care House and another seed sowed in the local community. (PARK Hye- Mi)

Review

Director

  • Yeo-bak

    A member of Media Village, a group dedicated to community media movements such as community screenings and media education. After meeting Osundosun Edu-Care House in 2005, he has been living in the town of Cheong-cheon-dong as one of its residents. After hearing the news of a plan to re-develop the town, he decided to dedicate herself to making a record of those who dream about children that grow with and foster the town community. 

  • Nung-cool

    When in 2006 Nung-cool held the camera for a communitybased broadcasting station in Pyeong-taek, a town struggling against the expansion of a US military camp, it was her first filming experience. After that, she graduated from a MEDIACT course for indie-documentary film production and has participated in various media activities. She participated in the production of Farmer's Song as an assistant director. 

Credit

  • Producer김일란

Production Company / Distributor / World Sales

Production Company  미디어 마을 

Distribution / World Sales  미디어 마을

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