SDAFF Day 3 Gala Awards Dinner
One thing that the San Diego Asian Film Festival does well is that they have their awards dinner on the saturday of the first weekend. It’s when more people are in town, the filmmakers are around, the journalists, film programmers, and fans are still into the entire idea of a festival. By the end, they get burnt out, people are gone, and the sun and set already on the event. The Lifetime Achievement award went to Soon Tek Oh. You’ve seen him in everything, from Mash, Different Strokes, a James Bond movie, to Yellow. Yul Kwon, a Survivor millionaire stands next to him. I wonder if Soon Tek Oh knows much about Survivor. They’re both Korean.
Soon Tek Oh talked about acting and was interesting although he’d admit it was boring. His career is stellar and amazing. On the right is John Cho who presented the award. He’s Korean.