Even Little Grass Has Its Own Name 작은 풀에도 이름 있으니 [International Premiere] (1990)

  • Drama
  • 38min

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The film will be introduced by cinematographer Byun Young-joo - please click on the symbol on the upper right corner of the screen, after selecting Play Now.

Commissioned by Womenlink (a feminisit activist organisation founded in 1987), feminist film collective _Bariteo_’s first film candidly addresses the daily struggles of female office workers. Comprising two sections, the first episode represents the neverending tasks facing a working mother and how the situation is exacerbated by her oblivious husband. The second portrays single female workers who form a labour union to counter misogynist office culture. A ‘workshop’ film developed by the collective in order to help them process urgent feminist issues together, Even Little Grass Has Its Own Name strikingly captures everyday verbal violence and structrural discrimination with playfulness and a sharp sense of humour.

Language

Korean

Subtitles

English

Bonus Content

Introduction