Queer East Festival 2024
17 — 28 April
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God’s Daughter Dances
South Korea, 2020

Short Form,
Directed by
Sungbin Byun
Running time
25 min mins
Shin-mi, a transgender dancer, gets a call from the authorities asking her to attend a military service examination. Despite identifying as a woman, Shin-mi decides to attend the examination, where things do not proceed as she planned.

Director Bio

Born in 1991, Byun studied Film TV & Multimedia and Eastern Philosophy at Sungkyunkwan University. His short films Horn (2014) and The Chicken of Wuzuh (2015) screened at Busan International Film Festival, while Hands and Wings(2019) won Best Short film at the Tel Aviv LGBT Film Festival.

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