Stayed Out Overnight 외박

Stayed Out Overnight 외박
Kim Mi-Re 김미례
2009 / S. Korea / 73min


On the night of June 30th, 2007, five hundred women workers in the hypermarket chain Homever occupied the counters of Homever World Cup Stadium branch. July 1st, 2007, was the first day that the Non-regular Worker Protection Bill came into effect. The women rage against the company’s cruel contract cancellation and inhuman discrimination. However, what was planned as a two-day store occupation continued to a long strike lasting 510 days.



Kim Mi-Re is a director and also a screenwriter. She started making independent documentaries in 2000 and she directed <We Are Workers or Not?>(2003), <Nogada>(2006) and <Stayed Out Overnight>(2009). <We Are Workers or Not?> won the documentary award at the Fribourg International Film Festival in 2004.

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