37th Annual VIRGINIA FILM FESTIVAL Oct 30-Nov 3, 2024

37th Annual VIRGINIA FILM FESTIVAL October 30-November 3, 2024

I Don’t Fire Myself

Jeong-eun, a tenacious young woman, refuses to submit to her company’s blatant attempts to have her quit her job. Despite being sent to work for a small subcontracting company filled with skeptical men who refuse to help her and being forced to face her fear of heights on the job, she perseveres. I Don’t Fire Myself unpacks inequity in the workplace, and shows one woman’s attempts to fight back. Introduction by Hyeyon Moon (UVA)

This is a foreign-language film presented with English subtitles.

This film is part of the Korean Film Series supported by Korean Cultural Center – Washington, D.C. and UVA Korea Society.



Friday, October 29


5:30 PM


Violet Crown 6 & 7

Film Info

Director: Lee Tae-Gyeom

Runtime: 111 min.

Year: 2021

Country: South Korea

Language: Korean

Accessibility: Subtitles

Featuring: Yoo Da-in, Oh Jung-se.