In The News
< back to In The News list
Ostrow wins with "BEHIND FORGOTTEN EYES" WINS HAMPTONS INT. FILM FESTIVAL
"BEHIND FORGOTTEN EYES" WINS HAMPTONS INT. FILM FESTIVAL
The ground-breaking documentary "Behind Forgotten Eyes," directed by Anthony Gilmore and produced by Alex Ferrari In Association with Ostrow and Company WON BEST FILM in the Conflict & Resolution Competition beating out some very big Hollywood heavyweights.
This bold new documentary film aims to address the views of the issue held in both Korea and Japan, including the legacy that endures today. It aims to clarify the importance of all international legal issues and to enlighten an American public which is woefully uninformed about wartime history and modern Asian society How did we get to this point, and what will happen in the future? How have both the Japanese and Korean governments approached this issue since the end of the Second World War? What role has the United States played in this issue?
Behind Forgotten Eyes examines the enduring legacy of this horrifying chapter of history in both Korea and Japan. As the first English-language film to tackle this volatile issue, Behind Forgotten Eyes aims to focus the world’s attention on this unsettled aspect of Japan’s colonial heritage and to educate an American public unfamiliar with East Asian history and modern society. Behind Forgotten Eyes combines first-hand accounts from both Korean women and Japanese soldiers who lived through the nightmare with the expert testimony of academics, social activists, and professionals from Japan, Korea, and the United States to offer a candid look into an issue that has been ignored for far too long. Time is running out for these women and their stories.
Ostrow and Company has arranged International distribution for the film with Horizon.
Narrated by TV's LOST: YunJin Kim