Eyes and Horns

Exploration of masculinity begins with the Minotaur, a mythical creature Picasso used to portray himself in his etching print series. The Minotaur goes through a violent struggle between being male and female. Finally, lines blur and boundaries of sexes disappear.

Director Biography

Chaerin Im (born 1994 in Seoul) is an experimental filmmaker from South Korea who explores gender issues and sexual imagery with the use of craftsmanship and distinctive materials. She graduated from Seoul National University's Visual Communication Design BFA program (2017) and earned an MFA degree from the CalArts Experimental Animation MFA program (2020). Her films have been accepted to various festivals such as Annecy, DOK Leipzig, Hiroshima, and Slamdance.


Chaerin Im


South Korea


No Dialogue





Under My Skin

Friday, 10 June 16:15 - 17:45 / Kijkhuis 1
90 min.
Saturday, 11 June 22:15 - 23:45 / Kijkhuis 1
90 min.

Also in this session

1. Eyes and Horns
Chaerin Im, 6
2. Cicada
Daewoen Yoon, 17
3. Sauna
Anna Lena Spring, Lara Perren, 4
4. Memoir of a Veering Storm
Sofia Georgovassili, 14
5. Downfall
Rona Fayad, 3
6. La Fée des Roberts
Léahn Vivier-Chapas, 14
7. Becoming Male in the Middle Ages
Pedro Neves Marques, 22

Student Competition

Saturday, 11 June 19:15 - 20:55 / Kijkhuis 2
100 min.

Also in this session

1. Fantasma Neon
Leonardo Martinelli, 20
2. Eyes and Horns
Chaerin Im, 6
3. Ob Scena
Paloma Orlandini Castro, 18
4. Fence
Hilke Rönnfeldt, 12
5. Love, Dad
Diana Cam Van Nguyen, 13
6. Cicada
Daewoen Yoon, 17