Balkan Dox



South Korea
2020 — 30 min / Colour



When the police refuse to investigate their daughter’s alleged suicide, two computer-illiterate parents decide to design a protest banner. (Based on a true story.)

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Directors' Biography

After graduating NYU with a degree in film production, Jayil has worked as a director and editor of commercials, music videos, and short films in both the US and South Korea. His directorial work has screened and garnered awards in over 70 film festivals around the world. In 2019, Jayil was a recipient of the Independent Film Production Grant by the Korean Film Council and the Merit of Excellence by the Shin Young Kyun Arts & Culture Foundation. His latest project Georgia (2020) received the Sonje Award for Best Short Film at the Busan International Film Festival, the Grand Prix and the NETPAC Award at the Busan International Short Film Festival and was nominated for a Blue Dragon Award at the Korean Oscars.

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Jayil Pak


Boram Kang


Young Chen Cho


Hyung Kyung Kim


Yang Jeong Won

Screenings & Awards

Busan IFF, South Korea, 2021
Grand Prix for Best Korean Short Film & NETPAC Award for Best Asian Short Film

Atlanta FF, United States, 2021
Audience Award for Short Film & Honorable Mention in Narrative Short Competition

Flickerfest IShFF , Australia, 2021
Best Of International Shorts Section

San Diego Shortsfest, United States, 2021
Best International Short Film

Krakow FF, Poland, 2021

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