Yunah Hong was born in Seoul, Korea, and moved to New York in 1985 to pursue her studies in video art. Her latest documentary, "Between the Lines: Asian American Women's Poetry" (2001), received the CINE Golden Eagle Award in Education Category in 2002. Her documentary, "Becoming an Actress in New York" (2000), was named a final nominee for aMedia's 2001 Ammy Awards for Best Documentary. Her other works include "Styles Section"; "Through the Milky Way," which was awarded First Prize in Video Art at the 1992 Tam Tam International Video Festival in Italy; "Here Now," winner of the Special Jury Award at the 2nd Seoul Short Film Festival; and a feature screenplay, "Monday," which was an official selection of PPP 1998: Pusan International Film Festival Film Market. She received a B.F.A. degree in applied arts from Seoul National University and a M.A. degree in communication arts from New York Institute of Technology. Currently, Hong is a New York based video/filmmaker. (09/09)
Anna May Wong: In Her Own Words
A film by Yunah Hong, 2011, 56 min., Color
Anna May Wong knew she wanted to be a movie star from the time she was a young girl—and by 17 she became one. A third generation Chinese-American, she...
Between the Lines: Asian American Women's Poetry
A film by Yunah Hong, 2001, 60 min., Color
BETWEEN THE LINES offers rare interviews with over 15 major Asian-Pacific American women poets. Organized in interwoven sections such as Immigration, ...
A film by Yunah Hong, 1990, 27 min., Color
“Based on selections from late Korean-American writer Theresa H.K. Cha’s ‘Dictee’, this work by videomaker Yun-ah Hong gives primacy to her staccato,...
Through the Milky Way
A film by Yunah Hong, 1992, 19 min., Color
This experimental videotape focuses on a Korean woman's experience of emigrating to Hawaii at the turn of the century and her sense of displacement ar...