Mukbang, a short film which won the director's prize at the Sydney Film Festival, has produced a pungent debate about racism and cultural appropriation.
Just a few days ago, that sliver of the press which actually cares about Australian short films was happily reporting that Mukbang had won the best director prize at the Sydney Film Festival. The judges were Sophie Hyde, Bryan Brown and George Miller. The artistic director of the whole festival is Nashen Moodley, who grew up in South Africa, has strong connections with Third World cinema and is a person of colour.
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