[Photos + Video] Moving documentary about a man who dedicated his life to help the poor of South Korea “Jung Il Woo, My Friend”
Fluent in Korean, naturalized citizen, and dedicated Jesuit Father Jung Il Woo who passed in 2014 touched many lives and his story is told in documentary “Jung Il Woo, My Friend”. From this trailer, he seems to have been a vibrant personality who won the hearts of everyone he met. Even in illness, he dedicated his life to others, which is not only the stuffs of a great documentary, but the core of a good human being.
-Yours, Lisa, who loves the tales of good men
“Jung Il Woo, My Friend” (2017)
Directed by Kim Dong-won
Born in the United States, Jung Il Woo (Jesuit Father John Vincent Daly until 1998 naturalization as a upcoming Korean citizen) lived in Korea since the 1960s and advocated for the poor until his death in 2014. He set an example for others with his life. The documentary follows Jung Il Woo’s footsteps through the memories of those who miss him.
2017 upcoming Korean Cinema Technology Council – upcoming Korean New Independent Film Festival: Observation and Intervention
Release date in Korea : 2017/10