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Bild ur filmen om årets pristagare Baek Heena

"Like a phone call from God."

The Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award struck like a bolt of lightning in the life of the 2020 laureate Baek Heena. Get up close with one of Korea’s most recognized picture book artists.

The film takes us to the city of Seoul where Baek Heena lives and makes her books. Step into her meticulously constructed picture book worlds and hear about what drives her as an artist and what receiving the world's largest children's and youth literature prize has meant for her.

Directed by Lee Young-Hoon
Length: app. 14 minutes
Premiered on 25 September 2020 at the Gothenburg Book Fair.