Each year, the Jeonju International Film Festival commissions three filmmakers to create low budget digital shorts to premiere for its annual highlight - the Jeonju Digital Project.
With An Heir, Jean-Marie Straub interprets texts by Alsatian writer Maurice Barrès to investigate his conflicted relationship with the region, the place of his birth.
D/S Jean-Marie Straub P Barbara Ullrich, Sandrine Pillon, Lucie Portehaut, Florence Hugues WS Jeonju International Film Festival L French w/English subtitles TD HD Cam/2011
Claire Denis' To the Devil is an anthropological sketch of the borderland of French Guyana and Surinam, where the descendants of escaped African slaves have formed their own community in the wilderness.
D/S Claire Denis P Pierre Senelas WS Jeonju International Film Festival L English, French w/English subtitles TD HD Cam/2011
José Luis Guerín's Memories of a Morning is a poignant profile of a man who jumped to his death, as told through the community's reaction in the aftermath of the event.
D/S José Luis Guerín P Nuria Esquerra WS Jeonju International Film Festival L Catalan, Spanish w/English subtitles TD HD Cam/2011
Sex, power, high ideals and cut-throat enemies collide in this engaging untangling of a very American scandal. ... As New York State Attorney General, Eliot Spitzer prosecuted the crimes of America's… More »
"I am the messiah of women! I am more powerful than the police!" - Sampat Pal ... Meet the Gulabi Gang, a group of women dressed in defiantly pink saris, railing against India's patriarchal caste sys… More »
Sex, crime, religion and flavoured lube - the interview subject of Errol Morris's new documentary possess a personality as outrageous as the story she tells. ... Joyce McKinney was just an ordinary, … More »
Cinematic legend Werner Herzog presents an astonishing glimpse of our prehistoric forebears. ... Kudos to Herzog (Encounters at the End of the World, MIFF 2008; Grizzly Man) for achieving the impossi… More »
"Few antiwar films register with the disturbing immediacy and visceral terror of Tears of Gaza." - Variety ... Documenting the human impact of the 2008 - 2009 bombing of Gaza by the Israeli military,… More »