Director Eiji Han Shimizu presents the 2020 Annecy Festival officially selected film “True North.”
In the film, Yohan and his mother and sister are forcibly relocated to a notoriously cruel political prison camp in North Korea. His innocence is gradually eroded by the harsh brutality of the camp, while the rest of his family tries to maintain their decency and compassion for their fellow humans. Years later, after being devastated by the sudden and tragic loss of a loved one, Yohan begins to reassess the meaning of his life – even as he struggles to survive
The window of the “True North” online screener ends at 11:59pm PST on Saturday, October 10th. The screener is available to all ASIFA-Hollywood members. Information on how to access the screener will be sent to members of ASIFA-Hollywood via email.