23 FEBRUARY - 24 FEBRUARY 2019
A unique screening of the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 Official Film to celebrate the one-year anniversary - by Yi Seung-jun - 100 minutes, original version with subtitles
From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Samaranch Auditorium (Level 0) - Ages 6 and above - free entry
Director Yi Seung-jun offers an opportunity to learn about the Games through outstanding athletes’ personal stories:
- See how Akwasi Frimpong (GHA, skeleton) and Billy Morgan (GBR, snowboard) manage to train to elite level in their countries, despite the lack of snow.
- Traverse the Afghan mountains alongside skiers Sayed Alishah Fahrang and Sajjad Husaini (AFG) in their quest to qualify for the Games.
- Experience the historic reunification of the two Koreas on the same team with ice hockey player Park Yoon-Jung.
- Relive Daniela Iraschko-Stolz’s efforts to get women’s ski jumping recognised as an Olympic event.
The story of competitors overcoming obstacles through the love of their sport – what better way to kick off the skiing holidays? Come with your family and friends - it’s original and free!
About the director
Born in 1971, Yi Seung-jun is one of South Korea’s most prominent emerging directors on the world documentary scene. His work focuses on the life of unseen minorities, which has informed his signature style of film-making. In addition to a dozen documentaries and shorts for TV, Yi Seung-jun has directed several feature-length and award-winning documentary films, such as Planet of Snail (2011).