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Burning (Beoning)

Wed, Apr 17 / 8:30 pm
Fri, Apr 19 / 7 pm
Sat, Apr 20 / 5 pm
Sun, Apr 21 / 7 pm
Wed & Thu, Apr 24 & 25 / 7 pm
Fri, Apr 26 / 9 pm
Sat, Apr 27 / 2 pm & 9 pm
Sun, Apr 28 / 2 pm
Directed by Chang-dong Lee
2018, South Korea, 149 min
Korean with English subtitles

Widely regarded as a critical masterpiece, the South Korean entry for Best Foreign Language Film at the 91st Academy Awards, Burning won the FIPRESCI Critics Prize at last year’s Cannes Film Festival. A psychological thriller wrapped in layers of mystery, it boasts an ending as haunting as an incandescent sunset descending into shadowy dusk. Deliveryman and aspiring writer Jong-su runs into Haemi, who claims to be his childhood classmate. After seducing him, she scoots off to Africa, leaving him to feed her elusive cat. She returns with suave, well-heeled Ben, whose aura of privilege makes the farm boy roil with envy and self-pity. One day, Ben confides in a stoned haze that he has a secret fetish for burning down greenhouses. Soon after that, Haemi disappears, plunging Jong-su into a frenzy. – Vancouver International Film Festival

Reviews

A powerful social message and bewitching lyricism...It is an odyssey to the heart of uncertainty and it will haunt you long after the credits have rolled.
- Festival du Nouveau Cinema
A haunting, beautiful tone poem.
- Eric Kohn, IndieWIRE 
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Sun 18

Optical Printer One on One Workshop Sessions

Appointment Based One on One Session
Sun 18

Shoot Some 16mm Film

Camera Orientation Day: Sat. June 1, 2019 – 10 AM – 2 PM (WFG Black Lodge Studio)

Shooting Days: June 3 – July 13, 2019

Processing Day: Sat. July 13 & Sun. July 14 – 10 AM – 2 PM (WFG Media Lab and Platform Dark Room)

Optical Printer Class: Sat. July 20 | 10am - 2pm

Editing: July – August

Screening Date: TBD
Sun 18

2019 WFG Summer Teen Filmmaking Camp

Session 2: Mon Aug 12 to Fri Aug 23 (10 AM to 3 PM) | WFG Media Lab & WFG Black Lodge
Sun 18

Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché

Wed, Aug 14 / 7 pm
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Sun Aug 18 / 3 pm
Wed, Aug 21 / 9 pm
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