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
  • Shooting Format:
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
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Director Biography - Lina Suh

Lina Suh grew up in the American Midwest, New York City and Seoul, Korea. Lina received a BFA in Dramatic Writing from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, and produced award-winning NYU thesis shorts DIDA REEMA ANJANA (dir. Bornila Chatterjee), FATHER’S DAY (dir. Brian Rolling) among others, and directed her own short documentary film FLOW ON THROUGH in Cambodia. The doc was included in the World Bank-issued “Water and Sanitation” DVD, distributed to NGOs in developing countries. She produced a first feature film – LET’S BE OUT, THE SUN IS SHINING, collaborating again with writer/director Bornila Chatterjee, that received the Audience Choice Award at the 2012 New York Indian Film Festival. Lina taught a screenwriting workshop for ESRA (Ecole Superieure de Realisation Audiovisuelle) a French film school’s satellite program in New York. She has an MFA in film production from USC School of Cinematic Arts, and is in development for a feature film she will direct as a coproduction with South Korea.

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