in the absence – American Film Institute

The AFI DOCS Interview: IN THE ABSENCE With Director Yi Seung-Jun

When the passenger ferry MV Sewol sank off the coast of South Korea in 2014, more than 300 people lost their lives, most of them schoolchildren. Years later, the victims’ families and survivors are still demanding justice from national authorities. Yi Seung-Jun’s work focuses on the life of unseen minorities, which has informed his signature…

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