Private Project

Portrait of a Farmer

Documentary. Portrait of three farmers and their families in Minnesota, and how the farm is deeply ingrained in their lives.

  • Lina Suh
  • Rachel V. Byrd
  • Yongle Wang
  • Aaron Moore
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Runtime:
    14 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    June 28, 2016
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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Director Biography - Lina Suh

Lina Suh grew up in Seoul, Korea, the American Midwest, and New York. She received an MFA from the University of Southern California in Film Production, and previously a BFA from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts in Dramatic Writing. Lina produced award-winning fiction shorts in New York and Los Angeles, and directed a short humanitarian documentary FLOW ON THROUGH in Cambodia that was in a World Bank-issued “Water and Sanitation” guide distributed to NGOs in developing countries. She produced a first feature – LET’S BE OUT, THE SUN IS SHINING by writer/director Bornila Chatterjee, receiving the Audience Award at the New York Indian Film Festival. Lina has taught screenwriting at ESRA (Ecole Superieure de Realisation Audiovisuelle) a French film school satellite in NYC. She directed short films SO F*CKING HAPPY FOR YOU and GOOD FACE (in development as a half-hour series with Sony and Mila Kunis' Orchard Farm Productions). Lina is in development on several film and TV projects, with an eye toward co-productions with Korea. Lina is also passionate about empowerment through education, and volunteer tutors regularly. She was recently a staff writer on DR. BRAIN, Apple TV+'s first Korean language series. MEETING YOU, MEETING ME is Lina's first feature film as a writer and director.

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