Min Sook Lee
Min Sook Lee is an award winning filmmaker. She is the co-creator of the hit comedy series SHE’S THE MAYOR which premiered on Vision TV in 2011. She has produced and directed numerous critically acclaimed documentaries, including: THE REAL MASH – the true story of the people that inspired the fiction TV series, MY TOXIC BABY – one mother’s journey into the world of toxins in baby products, TIGER SPIRIT – a reunification story shot in North and South Korea (Donald Brittain Gemini Award for Best Social/Political Documentary), HOGTOWN (Best Feature-length Canadian Documentary award at Hot Docs Festival); BADGE OF PRIDE – the story of gay cops in Toronto - and ELCONTRATO – a look at the lives of migrant farm workers in Canada (nominated for the Donald Brittain Gemini ).
Min Sook was also presented with the Cesar E. Chavez Black Eagle Award for El Contrato’s impact on the rights of migrant workers. Min Sook’s films have been broadcast nationally on CBC, Global, TVO and History Television. Her films have traveled to festivals across North America, Europe and Asia. Min Sook has served as a judge and guest speaker for various film organizations including the Toronto International Film Festival, the Hot Docs Don Haig Award, the Imaginative Film Festival, Reel Asian Film Festival, the Reel World Film Festival and the Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto.
Min Sook is currently in production on the documentary OPERATION GREENUP about an OSS mission comprised of Jewish spies that went behind enemy lines during WWII which will premiere on History Television in 2012. (8/14)
My Toxic Baby
A film by Min Sook Lee, 2009, 46 min., Color
This eye-opening, often amusing documentary by the director of Tiger Spirit, winner of Canada’s prestigious Donald Brittain Gemini Award, records the ...