MR.OH a Korean calligrapher

Produced in cooperation with the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco Remastered by The Science Film Museum
1985 color 20mins English.

Awards

Gold Award, San Mateo Fine Arts/Film Competition.
First Place, Marin County Film Competition.
Silver Apple Award, National Educational Film Festival.
Chris Bronze Award, Columbus International Film Festival.
Intercom/Chicago International Film Festival.
Asian CineVision/Asain American International Film Festival.

Abstract

A serious yet charming personality, Suk Joo Oh is a calligraphy master and a Korean immigrant who has held firm to his ideals, both as artist and as man. In this touching and profound documentary, Mr. Oh reflects on the hpath he has followed to hold on to his artistic ideals and surmount the frustrations of both life and art. He talks about the art of calligraphy, the importance of inner tranquility, self-discipline and practice. Mr. Oh defines calligraphy as harmony of hand and spirit.

Staff

Directed by Toshi Washizu
Produced by Toshi Washizu, Richard Mellot, Jamie Kibben
Cinematography Toshi Washizu, Michael Chin
Music by Steve Coughlin, Jamie Kibben Translation Voice Wood Moy
Written by Toshi Washizu, Alyosha Zosima
Edited by Toshi Washizu

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