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LESSONS FROM JEJU

2020 MOFF Official Selection

About This Project

Filmmaker:

Nicole Gormley

Total Running Time:

0:13:13

Filming Location:

South Korea

Filmmaker Origin:

Venice, CA

Synopsis:

Free diving legend Kimi Werner explores the rich history and culture of the Haenyeo, an iconic and resilient group of free diving women on the Island of Jeju. For centuries the Haenyeo have shattered norms in Korea as working mothers, and Kimi, now seven months pregnant, seeks a deeper understanding of what it means to be both a professional free diver and mother.

This film to be screened at:

8/02/20 – Early Show – Thompson’s Point – Portland
8/06/20 – Bunker Brewing – Portland

Category
2020, 8/2 Thompsons Point Early Show, 8/6 Bunker Brewing