Screening of Night Fishing by Park Chan-kyong & Park Chan-wook and Manshin: Ten Thousand Spirits by Park Chan-Kyong (South Korea)

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Screening of Night Fishing by Park Chan-kyong & Park Chan-wook and Manshin: Ten Thousand Spirits by Park Chan-Kyong (South Korea)

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Night Fishing, 2011, 33 min, Korean with English subtitles In Night Fishing a man casually sets up for a fishing trip at the water’s edge. Evening comes and a tug on his line presents him with the body of a woman. While he tries to disentangle himself from the fishing lines, she comes alive. The scene changes and the woman is now a shaman priestess in a funeral ritual for a man who drowned in a river. He speaks through her to his relatives, asking for forgiveness.

Manshin: Ten Thousand Spirits, 2013, 104 min, Korean with English subtitles Manshin: Ten Thousand Spirits is a documentary telling the story of a woman who — shunned for being possessed by spirits as a girl and oppressed for following superstitions as an adult — grew up to be Korea’s greatest shaman, and is now honoured as a national treasure.

This screening is part of the Education and Public Programme of Joan Jonas: They Come to Us without a Word.

Date

2016-02-12

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In Night Fishing a man casually sets up for a fishing trip at the water’s edge. Evening comes and a tug on his line presents him with the body of a woman. While he tries to disentangle himself from the fishing lines, she comes alive. The scene changes and the woman is now a shaman priestess in a funeral ritual for a man who drowned in a river. He speaks through her to his relatives, asking for forgiveness.

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Citation

“Screening of Night Fishing by Park Chan-kyong & Park Chan-wook and Manshin: Ten Thousand Spirits by Park Chan-Kyong (South Korea),” NTU CCA Singapore Digital Archive, accessed May 23, 2022, https://ntuccasingapore.omeka.net/items/show/2225.