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Jan 20, 2009

Michael Kang is a Korean American writer and director.

His feature film directorial debut The Motel was produced by indie veteran director Miguel Arteta (known for Star Maps, Chuck & Buck, and The Good Girl) and premiered internationally at the Pusan Film Festival and was also awarded the Sundance/NHK International Filmmaker's AwardThe Motel is currently available on DVD.

Michael's latest film West 32nd, produced by Teddy Zee (known for producing Hitch and The Pursuit of Happyness) revolves around John Kim, an ambitious young lawyer in New York, who takes on a pro-bono case involving a fourteen-year-old Korean boy accused of murder.  It debuted at Tribeca