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APSA to honor Korean films

Palme d’Or winner “Parasite” has been nominated for Best Feature Film at the 13th Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA), which will take place in Brisbane, Australia, on Nov. 21.

“Underdog,” directed by Lee Choon-baek and Oh Sung-yoon, was nominated for Best Animated Feature Film, while Park Ji-hu, star of acclaimed indie film “House of Hummingbird” was nominated for Best Performance by an Actress.

This year, the APSA will be recognizing Korean films in a number of ways.

The official opening ceremony of the Asia Pacific Screen Forum on Nov. 19 will feature a performance from Sounds Across Oceans, described as an “intercultural ensemble musical performance to celebrate 100 years of Korean cinema.”

The opening event will be followed by the Creative Collaborations panel the next day, which will explore creative opportunities between the Australian and Korean movie industries.

Panel speakers include Zoe Sua Cho, producer of “House of Hummingbird.”

By Kim Eun-jin

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