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THIS WEEK'S FILM
ABOUT THE MOVIE
An immigrant mother's gambling addiction shatters her family.
THIS WEEK'S FILMMAKER
Anna Sang Park
Anna Sang Park is an award-winning filmmaker and the writer/director of “Mrs.Cho”, an official selection of #TIDEFF18. Born in South Korea, growing up in Seoul and then Philadelphia, Anna received her MFA in directing from Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema, Brooklyn College, and a BFA in Film from Emerson College.
Anna has produced and directed for the BBC, PBS, ABC, and many more networks. In addition to short films, Anna produces feature films such as “WALLABOUT” which won Best Film at the Bushwick Film Festival and is now streaming on Amazon. She was a development producer on the Emmy & Peabody Award-winning documentary “The Loving Story”.
Anna is a member of the Alliance of Women Directors, Producers Guild of America, Brown Girls Doc Mafia, Glass Elevator, and the FilmmakeHers. She is currently finishing two short films, Appa Appa Appa and Kyung-Hee, which are part of the Cho family trilogy. Anna is a filmmaker who believes that storytelling changes the world.
Growing up in a Korean-American community, Anna has seen many families struggle with gambling addiction & living with the shame of losing homes/businesses. She made “Mrs.Cho” intending to shed “light on what [this] kind of shame does to a family emotionally and how that shatters a family