The Asia Journalist Association has chosen and declared Korean Film Director Bong Joon-ho as 2019 Asian of the Year. Since his debut in 1994 with the short film White Man, Bong has evoked profound empathy in his crowds by digging into the oddities and dull sides of society in movies, for example, Memories of Murder (2003) and The Host (2006). This year, he revealed Parasite, in which he approaches and uncovered the class structure and strife from a sociological point of view.
The parasite will soon be released in the U.S. Bong won the Palm d’Or at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival. Today, at the time of the Korean Film Industry’s centennial commemoration, Bong is viewed as the best Korean Film director. Bong will get the Asian of the Year grant from the Asia Journalist Association on November 11th, 2019. Past awardees incorporate Indonesian President Joko Widodo (2016), Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte, Alibaba Group fellow benefactor Jack Ma (2017), Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, and Korean Football Manager Park Hang-search engine optimization (2018). November 11th, 2019, the date of the award ceremony, is also the 8th commemoration of the first publication of the Asian. The Asia Journalist Association, established in 2004 with the solidarity of more than 500 columnists from 50 Asian nations, assumed a focal role in the publication of the Asian.
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