OVERSEAS

Belgium, France 2019 – Director: Sung-a Yoon – Original language: Tagalog, Philippinian, Ilonggo, English – Subtitles: English

Filipino domestic workers attend a school that prepares them for working abroad. To enable their families to have a better life they often put up with serious mistreatment. The gamble does not always pay off.

 

We present the German premiere of the film at DOK.fest München 2020 @home.

 

Production: IOTA Production. Producer: Isabelle Truc. Length: 90 min. International Sales: CAT&DOCS.

 

Biography

Sung-A Yoon is a French filmmaker and artist born in South Korea and living in Brussels. She graduated from the École Nationale Supérieure d'Arts de Paris-Cergy in 2005, and from INSAS, a film school in Brussels, in 2008.

 

Filmography

ET DANS MON COEUR J’EMPORTERAI, BE 2007, 24 Min. 
FULL OF MISSING LINKS, BE 2012, 68 Min. 

 

Nominated

For VIKTOR DOK.horizonte (worth 5,000 Euros, sponsored by Petra-Kelly-Stiftung)

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