Cinema Greenteen is a special program only in the Seoul Eco Film Festival that offers environmental films to share ecological value with children and teenagers. It aims to provide opportunities for the youth to grow into “Green Leaders” with environmental sensitivities. Cinema Greenteen films enable young people to easily approach to a variety of environmental topics with interesting and educational stories. With eco-friendly workshops and relay interviews related to film topics, this program also provides live and vivid opportunities to communicate with many environmental experts and discover eco-conscious books.
1) All schools, pre-teen and teenage groups.
2) Individuals under 19 years of age.
June 4th (Fri) ~ June 9th (Wed)
March 22nd (Mon) ~ April 12th (Mon)
April 28th (Wed) ~ May 10th (Mon)
May 12nd (Wed) ~ May 17th (Mon)
Within 24Hours after connecting Digial Cinema within June 4th (Fri) ~ June 9th (Wed)
Theatrical Screening (MEGABOX Seongsu)
June 5th (Sat)
11:00 (Hall2) I am Greata
17:00 (Hall1) Dreaming Cat
June 6th (Sun)
11:00 (Hall2) Gunda
⑫ 12Under 12 not admitted
● SEFF's choice for lower grades of elementary school
● SEFF's choice for seniors of elementary school
● SEFF's choice for middle school student
● SEFF's choice for high school student
Hugo CABY, Antoine DUPRIEZ, Aubin KUBIAK, Lucas LERMYTTE, Zoé DEVISE | France | 2020 | 9min | Animation | Ⓖ | ● | ●
Two polar bears are driven into exile due to global warming. They will encounter brown bears along their journey, with whom they will try to cohabitate.
Dace RIDUZE | Latvia | 2020 | 15min | Animation | Ⓖ | ● | ●
The film's main characters are 8 pea children who live in their green pea pod; the story tells how they are interacting with the world and its other inhabitants in the context of natural cycles and laws. Characters are going through fun and musical adventures after they break out of their green pod house.
Erick OH | Korea, USA | 2020 | 9min | Animation, Experimental | Ⓖ | ● | ● | ●
Opera is an animation installation project designed by Erick Oh, an award-winning filmmaker and artist. It is designed as an 8K-size single channel animation which is suitable to be projected on a wall or a large-scale structure. It’s one cycle of 9 minute animation that can be played infinitely. Each section and individual character’s activities are intrinsically connected so the viewers can eventually enjoy the entire Pyramid no matter which character they decide to watch first.
Max LOWE | USA | 2020 | 20min | Documentary | Ⓖ | ● | ● | ●
Bare Existence gives a behind the scenes look into the plight of the polar bear and the biologists on the front lines of protecting these species as they battle against the effects of climate change threatening their existence. This film presents a drastic cry for immediate attention and instills our viewers with hope, illuminating present-day efforts for a brighter future. Max Lowe found an opportunity to witness the threat of extinction of one of the worlds most beloved animals and bring it to life in a way that inspires change.
Kelly HAN | Canada | 2020 | 3min | Animation | Ⓖ | ● | ●
In the middle of a city lockdown, a lost adult bear dreams of happier times from his childhood, without plastic, pollution, and waste all around him.
Julien BISARO | France, Belgium | 2019 | 26min | Animation | Ⓖ | ● | ●
Shooom, a baby owl, hatches just as a storm turns the bayou surrounding her tree upside down. No sooner has she fallen from her nest, then the little fledgling totters off into the mangrove, pushing a second egg from the brood along with her. Come hell or high water, she’s determined to find a mother... Even if that mom turns out to be an alligator or a raccoon!
OH Sung-Yun | Korea | 2020 | 9min | Animation | Ⓖ | ● | ● | ●
In the deep forest, a strange but cute looking thing pops up from the ground and travels through the forest to find three friends. Now they start a journey to a certain place for a certain event and they should hurry before it's too late. After a long and dangerous journey, they get there finally in time and see huge numbers of friends are already there. Who are they, what did they gather for?
Eyes In The Forest
Ryan FFRENCH | USA | 2019 | 19min | Documentary | Ⓖ | ● | ● | ●
Post-conflict deforestation is skyrocketing in Colombia. Eyes in the Forest shows how conservationists are using AI-enabled camera traps to understand and protect the country’s incredible biodiversity ― before it’s too late.
Sisters : The Summer We Found Our SuperpowersNorway
Arild Østin OMMUNDSEN | Norway | 2020 | 79min | Fiction | Ⓖ | ● | ●
Vega and Billie are on a camping trip in the woods. Unlike the 5-year old Billie who’s fascinated with everything, 9-year old Vega, mature for her age follows her hospitalized mother’s request and takes care of her dad and sister. When her father falls through the boulders, Vega attempts to save him but gets lost in the woods. She’s about to give up when she recalls her mother’s words, “Are you going to give up? Or become a superhero?” Shout out the magic spell to awake the superpowers in you! “Tottori!”
Spread Your Wings
Nicolas VANIER | France | 2019 | 113min | Fiction | Ⓖ | ● | ● | ●
Thomas, a teenage boy living in Paris, spends a summer holiday with his ornithologist father on a farm in southern France. One day, Thomas comes across a flock of newborn wild geese and grows attached to them. Together, the father and the son guide them all the way to Norway along safe migration routes. Despite dangers posed by government interference, Thomas and the family of geese spread their wings to embark upon a great journey across Europe.
Fireball : Visitors from Darker Worlds
Werner HERZOG | UK, Austria, USA | 2020 | 98min | Documentary | ⑫ | ●
Fireball explores the fascinating, entangled nature and culture of meteorites, shooting stars, deep impacts and craters. This film takes us on an extraordinary journey across the continents to discover the meaning of these messages from the stars. We follow the filmmakers as they join the South Korean research team hunting for meteorites on the blue ice plateau of Antarctica; learn of the reverence held for fireballs and craters by Aboriginal peoples of Australia; and meet the Pope’s astronomer, who curates a historic meteorite collection at the Vatican Observatory.
Max MÖNCH | Germany | 2020 | 53min | Documentary | Ⓖ | ●
A comprehensive documentary about sea level rise and its global impacts. How high will the oceans rise? Estimates that were considered panic-mongering just a few years ago are now in the realm of possibility. By 2100, the coasts of our planet could look different. The crucial question is: How will Greenland and Antarctica develop? Science is just beginning to include the complex dynamics in its forecasts. The results will determine how the coasts prepare for the impending threat. Up to what level can we protect ourselves?
Fast Fashion : The Real Price of Low-Cost Fashion
Gilles BOVON | France | 2021 | 54min | Documentary | ⑫ | ●
Creating a dress for ten euros in Europe, in less than a fortnight. It’s not only possible, but it’s becoming the norm. Since the fashion industry went down the path of fast-fashion, it’s always both faster and cheaper - no matter the consequences. According to the brands, they no longer have time to create. In order to satisfy an insatiable consumer appetite, copying the competition’s models makes things go faster and cheaper - even if it means risking a court case now and then.
David GROSS | Japan | 2020 | 95min | Documentary | Ⓖ | ●
Mottainai Kitchen is a culinary road movie, tackling the issue of food waste and other environmental issues in Japan, searching for sustainable solutions. The film follows filmmaker and food activist David Gross as he discovers the fascinating Japanese concept of "Mottainai", meets local chefs, scientists and farmers while creating tasty recipes for a "Zero Waste Kitchen Revolution."
Elizabeth LO | USA | 2020 | 73min | Documentary | Ⓖ | ● | ●
In Stray, a trio of canine outcasts roam the streets of Istanbul. Through their eyes and ears, we are shown an intimate portrait of the life of a city and its people.
SEO Dong-Il | Korea | 2020 | 86min | Documentary | Ⓖ | ● | ●
The documentary film Your Face, centers on the caricature artist Eunhye with Down syndrome who draws people based on their personalities rather than their physical characteristics. When people ask her to make them look pretty in the drawing, she responds, "You're already pretty." Despite her mental developmental disability, she has brought a beautiful talent of capturing a person's unique beauty within her caricatures. Over the course of drawing people's faces with a happy smile, she realizes she has captured over 2,000 smiles. Looking at her portfolio, staring back at her are two thousand smiles.
Eat, Grow, Love
Heather MILLARD | Iceland | 2018 | 53min | Documentary | Ⓖ | ●
We often ask ourselves, how can I contribute to a more sustainable society? What’s the best thing I can be doing? Eat, Grow, Love travels across the globe to find that permaculture could well hold some of the answers. Six individuals living in very different climates each prove that designing systems that use permaculture principles really can be a solution.
The Home of Snails
Patxi Uriz DOMEZÁIN | Spain | 2020 | 94min | Documentary | Ⓖ | ●
Chef Santi laments that he has not learned more about growing vegetables with his dad, now deceased. To correct it, contact the last vegetable farmers of Tudela. This leads Santi to recover the garden and teach children to cook from the ground.
The book I Met on the SEFF’s Bookshelf
“It’s nothing special to have a good relationship with nature. We should respect the nature, and should not carelessly judge.”
Are we getting along with nature? For coexistence of human and nature, let’s have a book-talk with environmental experts in different fields. Share the inspiring lines and quotes of books, and think about the right direction we should follow.
Wiggle, Wiggle! My New-Cycle Program
#1 Upcycling DIY Key-ring Workshop
With Play31 which helps you put the Sustainable Principles (SDGs) into action, we will create a Hammerhead shark key ring by recycling plastic waste polluting the sea. Use extra yarn, leather, etc., to your taste. Learn the joy of creation with Upcycling and the threatening connection between plastic waste and endangered animal species like the Hammerheads
#2 Milky Pouch Making Project
Join the Milky Project and find hidden value in used items by adding them with design and ideas. Let’s make a card wallet with milk cartons. By adding “Upcycling” to daily items that people always carry around, the project delivers the idea that eco-movements should be in our daily lives, not a special event.
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