nathalie lemoine has started filming at age 20 (1988) by accident, and the result was her first short ‘adoption’ that won the prize ‘to be young in europe Competition’ at the brussels super 8 and video film festival. kimura-lemoine  used back the medium of ‘moving’ images with videos in 2008 (20 years later) when she was living back and force between canad-europe-korea. Since then zer short-length video of 100 seconds (1:40) is reflecting thoughts of the filmmaker experiences such as immigration (language, racism), queerness (sexual orientation and identity) and adoption (displacement, belonging). Screenings


  • 2017 – Prix Regard sur Montréal, Conseil des Arts de Montréal, CAM/ONF/ACIC
  • 2015 – 2nd Prix au One Piece Film Challenge, Amerasia, Montreal
  • 2008 – Premier Prix du Concours Ciné Asie de la Vidéo, 1st Asian Short video Contest, Montreal (Disadoption)
  • 1996 – 1st prize, “Scenario Competition”, First Seoul Int’l Doc. Film Festival, Seoul (To Korea, Mother Nation)
  • 1989 – 3rd and Humor Prize, Int’l Short Film Competition, Brussels (Ohida San)
  • 1988 – Grand Prix, “Int’l Super 8 and Video Film Festival, Brussels (Adoption)



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