StoriesScenesMovies: Hae-Nyo, Women of the Sea

Thursday, January 8, 2009 at 6:30 PM

ImaginAsian Theatre
(239 East 59th St., NYC)

Dahlia Gerstenhaber, Documenrty, Grade All, 58 minutes

Dahlia went far following her grandmother's will. For years her grand mother's voice led her to a small island in South Korea, to the Hae-Nyo, "women of the sea". The Hae-Nyo earns their living by free diving to find sea food. Three times now, Dahlia has travelled alone to live with them for a few months. Her story is woven between Israel and Korea, between death and the comfort of working in the fields, between the fear of diving and the yearning for the sea. 

Director will do audience Q&A's following the screening of Hae-Nyo, Women of the Sea.

ImaginAsian Theatre (239 East 59th St., NYC, Tel: 212-371-6682)

Miro Yoon