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they faced the first and biggest crisis of their musical career. By tracing the journey of Bamseom Pirates, director Yoonsuk Jung documents the eruption of a new youth culture and envisions the possibility of a new politics on the Korean Peninsula. Bamseom Pirates, Seoul Inferno had its world premiere at the 46th International Film Festival Rotterdam (Netherlands, 2017). Since then, it has been shown at the 16th New York Asian Film Festival (USA, 2017) and the 19th Taipei Film Festival (Taiwan, 2017).

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Yoonsuk Jung (b. 1981) explores the relationship between state and society through art and documentary. His works have been shown all over the world, including the 29 th Vancouver Film Festival (Canada, 2010) and the 8th Gwangju Biennale (South Korea, 2010). Jung’s first feature film, Non-Fiction Diary (2013), won the BIFF Mecenat Award at the 18th Busan International Film Festival (South Korea, 2013) and the NETPAC prize at the 64th Berlinale (Germany, 2014).

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Painting with Light: International Festival of Films on Art 2017  

Painting with Light invites viewers to discover films that explore a diverse array of subjects, from the 20th century’s most visionary manif...