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Heung-soon Im

South Korea


Born in 1969, he majored in painting. He started with video works and went onto portray the society publicizing and socializing the forbidden and erased personal life with videos, photos, and displays.

2000 Basement My Love, 17min.
2003 Memento, 15min.
2009 SookJa, 10min.
2010 It's not a Dream, 10min.
2012 Jeju Prayer, 92’ 50”, documentary.
2014 Factory Complex, 94min.


Jeju Prayer

Bi-nyeom (Orig.) / 2012 / South Korea / 93 min

Focusing on the life of Mrs. Kang sang-hee who lost her husband in Jeju 4.3 Incident (April 3rd, 1948), the film views the dark-side of Jeju Island hidden underneath its fancy tourist attraction image. It shows that the tragedy still continues with the recent Jeju Naval Base controversy.





“My work has two strands: the first one deals with direct political images of violence, aggression and protest, mostly in Israeli-Palestinian context. It’s critique of news media, researching the complex, both realistic and surrealistic aspects of these images. The second strand of videos is more abstract and universal, dealing with cognitive, environmental and existential issues,” says the director about his works.

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- 16.1.2017 -

Charter 77

Charter 77

We commemorate the 40th anniversary of the founding of Charter 77 by presenting documentary profiles of the signatories to this important initiative of anti-communist resistance. Learn more about the context of this historical event by means of an authentic film experience.

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- 10.1.2017 -

Merry and Cinematic Christmas from DAFilms!

Merry and Cinematic Christmas from DAFilms!

A bonus subscription to DAFilms.com is a present you will never get tired of thanks to its diversity. You can get it for your close ones or just for yourself.

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- 14.12.2016 -

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