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Ethnic Koreans Win Big in Berlin Festival

2006/02/19 | 100 views | Permalink | Source

The Berlin International Film Festival this year has honored several ethnic Koreans for their film work.

Composer Peter Kam Pui Tat received Saturday the Silver Bear for Best Film Music for his score in the film "Isabella".

Korean-American director Kim So-yong won the FIPRESCI prize for "In Between Days" in the forum section.

Korean-Japanese Yonghi Yang received the Network for the Promotion of Asian Cinema prize for "Dear Pyongyang".

Earlier this year, Kim's film won the special jury prize for an independent film at the Sundance Film Festival and Yang got an award in the world cinema category.

Reported by KBS WORLD Radio

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