Yunah Hong is an award-winning filmmaker, based in New York City. She grew up in Seoul, Korea and moved to New York City to study in 1985. Her latest documentary, “Anna May Wong: In Her Own Words” had a world premiere at the Pusan International Film Festival in October 9th, 2010.
Her documentary, “Between the Lines: Asian American Women’s Poetry” (2001) brings forth how the lives of Asian American woman poets are reflected in the poetry they produce. It received a CINE Golden Eagle Award in 2002. It has received critical acclaim and has been exhibited throughout the States. Her documentary, “Becoming an Actress in New York” (2000) is about three Korean American actresses who pursue their big dreams in New York. It was broadcast in Korea in 2001 and 2004. It was named a final nominee for aMedia’s 2001 Ammy Awards for Best Documentary. Her works are distributed by the Women Make Movies.
Please follow her documentary at:
I was interviewed by Mathew Scott of the AFP during the Pusan International Film Festival in October 2010. Please read the article in below link: