Join an international cinematic dialogue unique to the nation’s capital! EuroAsia Shorts proudly presents an annual week of short films from Europe, Asia, and the United States screened with receptions and discussions hosted at embassies and international cultural centers across Washington D.C., June 2-6. Full program at www.EuroAsiaShorts.com.
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KOREA & ITALY FILM PROGRAM:
Italy, 15 min.
Director: Alessandro Grande
A young thief with a passion for music considers his purpose as he cases the home of a musician. The future he might create for himself seems within his grasp and yet so distant, at a turning point in his life.
Italy, 12 min.
Director: Lucio Lepri
A young soldier of the future is running from the troops of an alien army that is carrying out a genocide. Maybe he's the last survivor. Alone and foreign in his own world, he searches for a way to still give meaning to his life.
Italy / France, 2013, 12 min.
Director: Adriano Valerio
Nowadays, in Tristan da Cunha, 270 people live on this small island in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. Nick and Anne, two teenagers, have known each other since their birth, and are lovers since childhood. But Anne’s just made up her mind: she’s going to study in England, 6152 miles away from Tristan.
Travel to the 8 Provinces of Korea (팔도주유도)
Korea, 2013, 4 min.
Director: Ho-joong Kwak
A traditional scroll painting comes to life with images of a bygone era in Korea.
Korea, 33 min.
Director: So Jun-beom
Lyman is Korean by birth, but knows little about the country. When he travels from Germany seeking his long lost family, he finds a new one in the process.
Michele Giacalone, Italian Cultural Institute
Jasmine Park, American Institutes for Research