International jury 2023e

Kim Soyoung is one of South Korea’s most respected independent documentary filmmakers. Professor of Film Studies at the National University of the Arts Korea, Director of the Trans-Asia Screen Culture Institute, and founding programmer of the Seoul International Women’s Film Festival, she has been a visiting professor at Duke University, UC Berkeley, Irvine University, the Free University of Berlin, among others. She is editor of History of Korean Cinema and author, editor or co-editor of several books on colonial modernity, gender and cinema. Her latest film trilogy explores the history of the Korean diaspora in Central Asia and Russia.