SPECIAL PROGRAM

Cinema Old & New

In Cinema Old & New, a traditional special program of the Asiana International Short Film Festival, early shorts and latest shorts of world-widely renowned cineastes are introduced.
This year, Naomi KAWASE’s latest short film Parallel World will be premiered in Korea. She won the Grand Prize at the Cannes Film Festival withThe Mourning Forest in 2007 and she has gained global fame as her 5 films including Still the water (2014) and Radiance (2017) have been nominated at the competition section of the Cannes Film Festival. Little Tailor directed by French representative actor and director Louis GARREL in 2010 will be screened as well. In this film, you can meet early days of Lea SEYDOUX, who has become a global star through Blue is The Warmest Color and Spectre. Also, Korean young director AHN Gooc-jin’s graduation work from Korean Academy of Film Arts, Double Clutch (2011), will be showcased. He has gained attention with his featured debut film Alice In Earnestland in 2014.

Meet Polish Animated Films through Time 1

“Meet Polish Animated Films through Time” is a collaborative section prepared by Krakow Film Foundation of Poland and AISFF where carefully selected films are invited and screened to help look through the history of Polish animation between the 1950s and the 2010s. From films invited to eminent film festivals such as the Cannes Film Festival, the Berlin International Film Festival, the Academy Awards, the International Short Film Festival Oberhausen and the Annecy International Animated Film Festival to experimental and unique ones, various Polish animations each with different charms will be introduced.
* Program curated by Krakow Film Foundation and cofinanced by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage of the Republic of Poland and the Polish Film Institute 

Meet Polish Animated Films through Time 2

“Meet Polish Animated Films through Time” is a collaborative section prepared by Krakow Film Foundation of Poland and AISFF where carefully selected films are invited and screened to help look through the history of Polish animation between the 1950s and the 2010s. From films invited to eminent film festivals such as the Cannes Film Festival, the Berlin International Film Festival, the Academy Awards, the International Short Film Festival Oberhausen and the Annecy International Animated Film Festival to experimental and unique ones, various Polish animations each with different charms will be introduced.
* Program curated by Krakow Film Foundation and cofinanced by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage of the Republic of Poland and the Polish Film Institute 

The Collections from Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia

The mutual exchange program between Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia, Japan’s biggest international short film festival, and the AISFF will be held again. Recent Japanese short films of different genres that received attention at Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia2017 are prepared in this section.

Play It Again, AISFF!

For the 15th edition, award winning films will fill this section. It offers a chance to watch past selected films such as early shorts of therising directors who hadwon at the AISFF and audiences’ favorites.
The Grand Prize winner of the 1st AISFF Are You Feeling Lonely? directed by Rosario GARCIA-MONTERO, whose feature debut film The Bad Intentions was invited at the Berlin International Film Festival in 2011; the Grand Prize winner of the 5th AISFF The Tube with a Hat (2006) of Rumanian director Radu JUDE, who took the Silver Bear award at the Berlin International Film Festival with his feature film Aferim! in 2015; British comedy The Clap (2005), the winner of very first the AISFF Public Jury Award of the 4th edition of the festival; and Smell, the winner of the Best Korean Film award at the 7th AISFF directed by LEE Byeong-heon, who has gained attention with Cheer Up Mr. LEE (2013) and Twenty (2015) are ready to meet audiences again.