So Yong Kim


So Yong Kim is an award-winning Korean American filmmaker. Kim received the Special Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival for her debut feature, IN BETWEEN DAYS. Her critically acclaimed second feature TREELESS MOUNTAIN, filmed in Kim's hometown in South Korea, follows the intimate story of two young girls who are abandoned by their mother and must find their own resilience to continue. Kim's third feature, FOR ELLEN, starring Paul Dano and Jon Heder, is often cited as Dano's best work. It premiered at Sundance and was theatrically released by Tribeca Films in 2012. In 2014, Kim released SPRK AND LIGHTS, a short film starring Riley Keough and commissioned by fashion house Miu Miu as part of their ongoing series Women’s Tales. Kim premiered her fourth feature LOVESONG at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival starring Jena Malone and Riley Keough.