52nd edition

Ming jin Woo

Born in 1976 in Malaysia, Woo Ming Jin’s work as a filmmaker and photographer has garnered him a reputation as one of East Asia’s most promising talent. His films mostly focus on the interaction between human and nature. His first film Monday Morning Glory screened in Berlin and Locarno, while his second, The Elephant and the Sea, won awards in Torino, Seoul and Spain festivals. Woman on Fire Looks for Water, played at Venice and Rotterdam, among other festivals.