Han Ye-ri nabs Best Actress at Gold List Film Awards for her role in 'Minari'
Actor Han Ye-ri nabbed her first Best Actress prize for her role in the much-anticipated indie film "Minari," film distributor Pan Cinema said on Thursday.
According to the distributor, Han was awarded the Best Actress award by the inaugural Gold List Film Awards, the first event to honor the most outstanding Asian and Pacific Islander (API) achievements in film each year.
It has been put together by Gold House and the Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment, two of the leading organizations supporting API film and TV projects.
Han plays the mother of a Korean immigrant family, who has moved to the United States in search of the American dream.
"Minari" has been named in six other categories of the Gold List, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting Actress.
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