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PROGRAM

Labour/Leisure

  • Canada
  • 2019
  • 19min
  • color
  • Documentary
  • 12 +
  • Asian Premiere

The film begins with a huge golf course seen far away. People are leisurely playing golf. In this rich and noble world is a cherry tree forest which belongs to the immigrant workers from Africa, Latin America, and Asia. The film develops to show the workers in the course of labour as they pick, carry and sort cherries, which eventually turn into products to be traded in the world. Set on the Okanagan Valley in Southwest Canada, a famous tourist resort, the film compares the world of labour and the world of leisure to give a message about various social issues, including labour, poverty, and migration. (JO Ji-hoon)

 

[Screening Information]

-UMFF On Air (Online Screening) / 10.23 ~ 10.27 (5 days) / World-wide Open

* Every film is only available from 00:00(KST) on its start date to 23:59(KST) on its end date. 

Director

  • Ryan ERMACORA, Jessica JOHNSON

    Jessica Johnson and Ryan Ermacora are award-winning filmmakers based in Vancouver, BC. Their style is defined by a self-reflexive and structural approach to cinema. Their work has screened at festivals such as Cinéma du Réel, Edinburgh IFF, Festival du Nouveau Cinéma, and Vancouver IFF.

Credit

  • ProducerRyan ERMACORA, Jessica JOHNSON
  • Cinematography Jeremy COX
  • Editor Ryan ERMACORA, Jessica JOHNSON

Schedule