KOREAN GENOCIDE

June 4, 2022 3:00pm MAYSLES CINEMA

  • KOREAN GENOCIDE
  • Director: Seung-il Chon
  • USA Premiere
  • Korea, Republic of, 2021, 18min
  • Category: Short

SYNOPSIS

Geumjeonggul in Goyang City, South Korea, was built for the purpose of mining gold during Japanese colonial period and was closed. In October 1950, during the Korean War, in Geumjeonggul, the police massacred hundreds of residents of Goyang without any legal procedures, and buried them deep in layers. And 71 years later, the bereaved families are still suffering and struggling in trauma.

DIRECTOR

Chon Seung-il graduated from College of Fine Arts, Seoul National University. He is an animation and automata director at Automata Factory. Chon Seung-il created the independent animations (1994), (1995), (1996), (1997), (2000), (2003), (2004), (2007), (2013).

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