Competition Animated Shorts
DIRECTED BY KANGMIN KIM
USA/SOUTH KOREA, 2011, 8 MIN
EAST COAST PREMIERE
A film about the relationship between a son, a father, and a birthmark. Induced by the intense heat of an old Korean bathhouse, a man falls into a dream and relives an important memory.
Kangmin Kim (“38–39°C”) was born and raised in Incheon, Korea. He graduated from Samsung Art and Design Institute in Seoul, Korea, from the department of Communication Design. He received his B.F.A. and M.F.A. from CalArts experimental animation, and he has been concentrating on creative visualization using handcrafted media with designed backgrounds.