Manaki Brothers


US, KR | 105'
25.9.2023 | 19:00 | CULTURAL CENTER
Director: Celine Song | Stars: Greta Lee, Teo Yoo, John Magaro

Nora and Hae Sung, two deeply connected childhood friends, are wrest apart after Nora’s family emigrates from South Korea. Two decades later, they are reunited in New York for one fateful week as they confront notions of destiny, love, and the choices that make a life, in this heartrending modern romance.


In 2020, Shabier Kirchner collaborated with Academy-Award Winner Steve McQueen, lensing his anthology series, ‘Small Axe.’
In the same year, he went to Nigeria to shoot Akinola Davies’ short ‘Lizzard’ which was nominated for a BAFTA and won Best Short at Sundance.
In 2019 Shabier shot ‘Bull’, for which he was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for Best Cinematography. ‘Bull’ was also selected by several festivals including Cannes’ Un Certain Regard.
In 2018, Variety profiled Kirchner as one of ten cinematographers to watch.

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