Watch Me! - A Decade of Deaf-defying Dance

This music documentary follows the past decade of the lives of 4 individuals – 3 deaf girls and their manager. it witness the hugs and smiles, fights and frowns, and all the ups and downs as they pursue dreams that they had never dared to dream before.

three young women with hearing loss faced difficulties in their lives – bullied and told that they would never amount to anything. But in 2010, with dreams of becoming idols, they knock on the door of a production agency and meet Jung-yun. She helps them realize how precious their lives are and together, in their own unique way, they pursue their dreams.

  • Hyoung-suk Kim
    Director
  • Hye-Jin Kim
    Writer
  • Yong-ha Suh
    Producer
  • Yung-Hoon Lee
    Photographer
  • Yu-mi Lee
    Music
  • Jeong-Yun Jeong
    Female Presenter
  • Hee-Hwa Kim
    Female Presenter
  • Hye-Jin Lee
    Female Presenter
  • Ji-Yun Kim
    Female Presenter
  • Genres:
    Music & Dance, Coming of age story, Youth Film, the handicapped, the disabled
  • Runtime:
    49 minutes 20 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    February 4, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    40,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Korea, Republic of
  • Country of Filming:
    France, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Republic of, United States
  • Language:
    Korean
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Cyprus International Flim Festival
    Nocosia
    Cyprus
    November 11, 2021
    European Premiere
    Official Selection at Veteran Feature Documentary
  • Premios Ondas
    Barcellona
    Spain
    October 16, 2021
    Granprix at International TV category
Distribution Information
  • KBS Media
    Sales Agent
    Country: Korea, Republic of
    Rights: All Rights
Director Biography - Hyoung-suk Kim

Kim has worked at the production team focusing with documentaries of history, humane themes for over two decades.

* Major Titles
Three-part series – Docu Insight “1950 U.S.-China War” (2020)
Four-part series – “Science and Civilization in Korea” (2016)
KBS Special “Life on Jeungdo Island” (2008)

*Winning Awards list (International)
2009 International URTI Grand Prix for Author’s Documentary (Special Award/Martine Filippi Award for Discovery),
IFF Etnofilm Cadca 2010 (Award of the Chairman of Zilina Self-Governing Region) - “Life on Jeungdo Island”

*Winning Awards list (Domestic)
July 2016 Program of the Month (Korea Communications Standards Commission) - “Science and Civilization in Korea”
July 2020 Program of the Month (Korea Communications Standards Commission) - Docu Insight “1950 U.S.-China War”
1999 Grand Prize in Broadcasting (Korea Broadcasting Commission, now known as the Korea Communications Commission)
- “20th Century Korean History – The Liberation”

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