By Gina KIM


Documentary - Completed 2017

Based on a true story, Bloodless is a VR film about the murder of a Korean sex worker by a US
soldier in 1992. Bloodless was shot on location at Dongducheon camp town near Seoul, Korea,
where the US military has been stationed since the 1950s. The film follows the victim on the
night of her murder.

& Awards

Filmmaker Magazine 2017
Best VR Storytelling of 2017
"Columbia University Digital Storytelling Lab" 2017
Breakthroughs in Storytelling Award
Seoul International Women’s Film Festival 2017
Venice International Film Festival 2017
Best VR Story
Thessaloniki International Film Festival 2017
Best VR Film Award
Bogoshorts 2017
Best VR Short Film
Astra Film Festival 2018
The Internationale Kurzfilmtage 2018
    • Year of production
    • 2017
    • Genres
    • Documentary, Social issues, VR - AR
    • Countries
    • KOREA (South), USA
    • Languages
    • Duration
    • 12 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Gina KIM
    • Producer(s)
    • Seonah KIM, Jiyoung KANG (CRAYON FILM)
    • Synopsis
    • "Bloodless" is a ten-minute VR film that deals with camp town sex workers for US army stationed in South Korea since the 1950s. The film traces the last living moments of a real-life sex worker who was brutally murdered by a US soldier at the Dongducheon Camptown in South Korea in 1992. Portraying the last hours of her life in the camp town, the VR film transposes a historical and political issue into a personal and concrete experience. This film was shot on location where the crime took place, bringing to light ongoing experiences at the 96 camp towns near or around the US military bases.