Slant Retrospective: Josh Kim

At Slant 7, we screened Josh Kim’s The Police Box, which remains one of our favorite works. A charming film about romantic crushes — with an upbeat soundtrack that makes us happy every time we hear it — this story of a curious boy, a curious girl, and one policeman unfolds quickly in less than 4 minutes. Josh, who grew up inĀ  Orange, Texas, made the film in March 2006 after dropping out of film school in Hong Kong. Watch it below. (The YouTube clip below plays the film twice. The second version of the film includes annotations showing the cost of props, rentals and other items that go into making a film. Josh made the film for a little over $5,000.)

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