So Yun Um

So Yun Um is a Korean American Director and Producer born and based in Los Angeles. Her directorial debut documentary feature film, LIQUOR STORE DREAMS, about second generation Korean American children of liquor store owners in the LA area, made its world premiere at the 2022 Tribeca Film Festival and its broadcast premiere on PBS POV. Her work has screened at Tribeca Film Festival, Busan International Film Festival, BFI London and more. So Yun was a 2022-2023 BAFTA Breakthrough USA participant, an alumnus of the 2021 CAAM Fellowship, Armed with a Camera Fellowship by Visual Communication, recipient of the Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program Grant.