26th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival

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I Bought a Time Machine

I Bought a Time Machine

director: Yeon Park
original title: I Bought a Time Machine
country: United States, South Korea
year: 2020
running time: 14 min.


Yeon Park orders a time machine on eBay for her father's birthday, seeing it as an opportunity to discover a few truths about her family's past. Yeon responds to her father's private prints through another distribution of the sensible. Fun and intimate, I Bought a Time Machine uses technology like a mediation necessary for communication.


Yeon Park is a first-time filmmaker who is interested in working outside the boundaries of traditional storytelling. After working for 4 years as a commercial TV director in Seoul, Yeon Park moved to the US to pursue her passion in documentary filmmaking. She is currently an MFA candidate in the Documentary Film and Video program at Stanford University. Currently she is working on three short films that are all related to death and technology.

more about film

director: Yeon Park
producer: Yeon Park
Ministerstvo kultury
Fond kinematografie
Město Jihlava
Kraj Vysočina
Česká televize
Český rozhlas
Kudy z nudy