Ushiku Wins Asian Perspective Award 2021

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The 13th DMZ International Documentary Film Festival took place from September 9th – 16th, 2021 in Goyang City and Paju City, Gyeongii Province, Korea.

About the festival: The DMZ International Documentary Film Festival is one of leading international documentary film festivals in Asia. It aims to provide opportunities for Korean and Asian documentary filmmakers by promoting ‘peace’, ‘life’ and ‘communication’.

About this clip: At the closing ceremony, held on September 16, 2021, “Ushiku” received the Asian Perspective Award, the top prize in the Asian Competition. In this 3-minute section of the ceremony, Director Lee Soojung, a judge on the Asian Perspective panel, gives the award, and a message from the film’s participants is screened.

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