Asian Cinema Fund 2018
- Script Development Fund
- Production Support Fund
- Post-Production Fund
- Asian Network of Documentary(AND) Fund
- ACF Showcase
- AND Programs
2010 Asian Network of Documentary (AND) Fund
|Project||Tour of Duty|
"You, foreigner’s whore, where are you going? Look at her high heels, she’s gonna see her Yankee darling." The film looks over a poor and abandoned village in the northern part of Gyeonggi Province in 2010. The gaze of the camera goes by the reflections of the water tank upon the Dongdu stream, and passes through the streets of exotic clubs, to arrive at the very same camp town in Tennessee, Texas in USA just like the one in Korea. The film tells you about women and their Amerasian children who had never been officially registered, and residents who had earned the money in camp town. Don’t dare to judge their lives. You will be ashamed of yourself to criticize their lives but to remain silent. Let’s hear the stories of people who already left or still stay in the camp town.
Northern Gyeonggi area was a symbol of division of the Korean peninsula. And also for Seoul residents, it is considered as one of the vacation spots or investment. Northern Gyeonggi took its shape when the US forces were dispatched to South Korea after the Korean War. More precisely, Dongducheon area was the biggest red-light district in East Asia until the Vietnam War broke out. Tour of Duty will recall you the history of the northern part of Gyeonggi Province along with the life of residents in the US military camp town. The past 60 years’ history will be reconstructed through its topography and space itself rather than interviews with the residents. Also, memories of residents, Amerasians and entertainers who used to belong to this place will throw you a question. What is the US military camp town like in your memory?