Directed by Dawn Suhyun Shim
6,000 MILES is a documentary about the relationship between a mother and daughter with nothing in common. After 30 years of indifference, the estranged mother takes it upon herself late in life to learn about her daughter’s passion for photography in an attempt to communicate with her.
Born in South Korea, Dawn was fortunate to be exposed to the arts and culture at a young age while exploring the world at large. In 2012, Dawn was accepted as a Cinematography Fellow at the American Film Institute in LA. As her cinematography career continues, Dawn is now focused on writing and directing her own stories with the intent of becoming a powerful voice for the future.
Director: Dawn Suhyun Shim
Producer: Troy Adamitis
Director of Photography: Dawn Suhyun Shim
Editor: Huieun Park
Camera Operator: Kim Kyul, Choi Jung Myung
Shorts Programs / 34 minsVisual Communications is proud to guide the next generation of storytellers in visualizing their amazing stories through the Armed with a Camera Fellowship. Watch these films that range from a documentary about children born to Korean immigrant liquor store owners, to a narrative on growing up a Sikh child in America. - Milton Liu