Op-Ed: Why Parasite? Why Now?

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Op-Ed: Why Parasite? Why Now?

February 21, 2020
published February 21, 2020

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Steffi Shook, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Communication and Media at Manhattanville College wrote an op-ed about the South Korean film Parasite (2019). 

 

"The South Korean film Parasite (2019) made history by being the first non-English film to win Best Picture at The Oscars. Quality "foreign" language film has existed since the first Academy Awards in the 1920s. So why this film, and why now? The answers have a lot to do with South Korea, and a lot to do with us...."

 

Read the full article here.