SEOUL, Jan. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — A documentary about Korea-born video art pioneer Paik Nam-june (1932-2006) has been selected for the official competition of the Sundance Film Festival, one of the major U.S. film festivals.
Korean American director Amanda Kim’s first feature film, “Nam June Paik: Moon Is the Oldest TV,” was chosen for the U.S. documentary competition at the festival, which has been under way since Jan. 19 in Salt Lake City, Utah. It runs through Sunday.
Korean American actor Randall Park’s feature film debut, “Shortcomings,” was selected for the U.S. Dramatic Competition program.
Adapted from Adrian Tomine’s graphic novel, it tells stories of Asian Americans’ navigating questions of love and identity.
Writer-director Celine Song’s feature film debut, “Past Lives,” starring actors Yoo Teo and Greta Lee, was premiered at the film festival.