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The Last Mermaids

Haenyo

Directed by Liz Chae
United States, 2008
Short

Synopsis

For over 2000 years, the women of Jeju Island dove deep into the ocean – the refuge that has given them life, shielded them from war and allowed them to educate their daughters. Now they want the tradition to stop.

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The Last Mermaids
Directed by Liz Chae

Awards & Festivals

Telluride Film Festival

2009 | Student Prints

Tribeca Film Festival

2009 | Winner: Best Documentary Short - Special Jury Mention

International Documentary Association

2009 | 2 nominations including: David L. Wolper Student Documentary Award