So Yun Um is a Korean American Film Critic, Programmer and Filmmaker, born and based in Los Angeles. She explores the intimate stories of marginalized people through her poetic visual language and poignant editing style.
She runs the film website & YouTube channel, So’s Reel Thoughts, which highlights international, independent, and genre films.
She has programmed and has been affiliated with various film festivals like the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival, LA Film Fest, AFI FEST and more. She has been creating content for the first and only K-pop publisher on Snapchat called ID:K. Most recently, she is working on her documentary feature film, LIQUOR STORE DREAMS.
Visual Communications, Armed with a camera (2017-2018)
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