Bucheon Labor Film Festival began with several organizations that hope various stories about the labor are made, stepping out of its prejudiced image. The Catholic University of Korea’s student council Bom-bom and the Bucheon Labor Film Festival cooperated this time and Holy Working Day was showed at the Kim Sou-hwan Hall 267 on November 13. All movies shown at the Bucheon Labor Film Festival are free.
This sixth annual festival covers films related to labor. For example, Holy Working Day is about the story of young people who go to Australia for working and Cart is about labor union.
Approximately 30 Bucheon citizens and the CUK students came here to watch a film. They had a question and answer time after watching it.
Bom-bom student president Kim Hyun-mok (Philosopy 12) said, “I also have gone on a working holiday to Australia and working in the strawberry farm was as backbreaking like with the people in the movie. I wonder why you went there.” Lee Hee-won, the movie’s director, answered that she decided to go there for filling a resume at first, but the movie was accepted and even released to the public.
One citizen inquired about whether the farm in Australia tried to stop her from filming as there is some unlawfulness in some of the scenes.. She responded, “I also go there for work like others and used a small camcorder so they were not conscious of it.”
The director also gave advice to the audience. “It is important what idea you have. Please concentrate on understanding what you are good at and what you are not good at.