Annabel Park


Annabel Park was born in South Korea and immigrated to the US when she was nine years old. She grew up in Texas and Maryland. She studied philosophy at Boston University and continued her studies in political theory at Oxford University as a the first Korean American woman Marshall Scholar. Her life experiences led her to work on combining film and political activism. She has won awards for her playwriting at Oxford University and was selected as a Project Involve Honoree in 2004 and as a fellow for Film Independent’s Screenwriters’ Lab in 2005. She is the co-director and producer of 9500 Liberty, an acclaimed interactive documentary about the immigration issue currently unfolding on YouTube which is now in post-production as a feature-length documentary. In 2007, Annabel was also the national coordinator for 121 Coalition and organized the historic grassroots effort to successfully pass House Resolution 121, the “comfort women” resolution, which will be the subject of her upcoming documentary, JOURNEY INTO THE DIVIDE.