In 2016 Taeyeon helped organize the 5th annual LGBTQ awareness charity ball which took place July 9th. We were extremely lucky to have Taeyeon grant us exclusive access to his life leading up to the event. DANCE WITH SOMEBODY is a 30-minute observational documentary that explores the life of Taeyeon in his hometown of Busan in the days leading up to the event. Though he is one of a few out of the closet homosexual males in the city, he has agreed to be the subject of this film in order to raise LGBTQ awareness and to further promote LGBTQ rights in South Korea.
While its model of rapid economic development and technological progress is often held as an example to other developing nations (Google: Miracle on the Han River) much of the country still holds on to past traditions and retains that old world charm.
In HELLO! WAYGOOK! A CULTURAL GUIDE TO LIFE IN SOUTH KOREA five expats, or, waygooks (foreigner in Korean), from Guatemala all the way to New Zealand, share their personal experiences living, studying, working and dating in the Land of Morning Calm.