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Doc makers turning to Korean celebrities

Apparently, in Korea, a recent trend in documentary subjects is following the lives and struggles of big Korean stars. Among recent subjects were soccer player Park Ji-sung, actor Kim Myung-min, and Myung Se-bin, who recently appeared in the documentary film Gisaengjeon, after a long hiatus from the limelight in her home country.
April 16, 2009

Apparently, in Korea, a recent trend in documentary subjects is following the lives and struggles of big Korean stars. Among recent subjects were soccer player Park Ji-sung, actor Kim Myung-min, and Myung Se-bin, who recently appeared in the documentary film Gisaengjeon, after a long hiatus from the limelight in her home country.

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Andrew Jeffrey joined Realscreen in 2021 as its news editor. Here, he helps to oversee assignment, reporting and editing for Realscreen's daily newsletter. Prior to his work covering documentary and non-fiction film and TV, he worked as a reporter and associate producer for CBC Edmonton, and as a reporter for The Star Calgary, where he covered daily news on beats such as local and provincial politics, health care and harm reduction, sports and education. His work has appeared in other Canadian news outlets such as TVO, the Edmonton Journal and Avenue Magazine.

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