A Dream of Iron
철의 꿈
  • 국제환경영화경선
Synopsis "A Dream of Iron looks back on Korea’s history of modernization in the 1960s, when the nation underwent drastic
economic changes to recover from the devastation left by the Korean War. Artist Kelvin Kyung Kun Park paints a
portrait of what now remains of this time, when its people shared collective hopes and dreams for the nation’s
new beginning. Navigating the past and present of Korean heavy industries and highlighting the workers who
continue to make it all possible, the film embarks on a journey in search of a god for the present. The work leads
viewers through images of past divinities: the whales of ancient civilizations and giant steel mills of the 20th
Kelvin Kyung Kun Park 박경근
"Kelvin Kyung Kun Park received the master degree of film and video at CalArts. He is a multimedia artist based in Seoul, Korea, working primarily in the medium of film & video, photography, and installations. He has screened his highly acclaimed first fulllength documentary, Cheonggyecheon Medley, 2010, at various international venues, including the Berlinale, Busan Film Festival, among others. Park’s video installation works have been shown at the Ilmin Museum of Art in Seoul, Daegu Art Museum, Arko Art Center, and the 2012 Taipei Biennale.
Director Kelvin Kyung Kun Park
Country Korea
Year 2014
Running Time 99min
Genre Documentary
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