Joanne Mony Park (USA)

Joanne Mony Park is a Korean-American filmmaker from Los Angeles. She holds an M.F.A. in Film from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. While there, she received the Clive Davis Award for Excellence in Music, the Tisch Graduate Fellowship, and was a finalist for the ARRI Volker Bahnemann Cinematography Award in 2015. Joanne holds a B.F.A. in Visual Arts, and Education Studies, from the University of California, San Diego. Her films have screened at Slamdance Film Festival, Edinburgh International Film Festival, Frameline, and the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival, where she won Best Director for her first feature film, Fish Bones.

Koreatown — A Korean-American teen spends a languid summer in Koreatown, Los Angeles, trying to understand her nascent queerness and her own multi-layered identity.