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Nyaff 2020 to honour South Korean Lee Joo-young with the 2020 Screen International Rising Star Award

Nyaff 2020 to honour South Korean Lee Joo-young with the 2020 Screen International Rising Star Award

South Korea’s actress Lee Joo-young, whose credits include Netflix drama “Itaewon Class” and the upcoming “Baseball Girl”, will be granted the 2020 Screen International Rising Star Award at the 19th (virtual) edition of New York Asian Film Festival (Nyaff).

Lee, who won last year the Actress of the Year award at Busan in 2018 for “Maggie” and the Special Short Drama Actress Award at the 2019 Kbs Drama Awards for the TV drama “House of the Universe”, debuted in 2012 in the short film “Encounter”, but it is mainly known for her roles in “Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-joo”, several TV dramas and Netflix success “Itaewon Class”.

This year’s Nyaff features a “Women Transforming Film” programme including films directed and/or led by women such as the opening movie “The Girl And The Gun” by Pilipino Rae Red, Taiwanese Hsieh Pei-ju’s “Heavy Craving”, Norris Wong’s “My Prince Edward” from Hong Kong,

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