It was a historic night for South Korean film “Parasite” at Sunday’s Academy Awards ceremony, prompting the Korean diaspora to react with pride.
This site is protected by recaptcha“Growing up, never in my wildest dreams did I imagine seeing an #Oscars Best Picture winner stage looking like THIS!” journalist Rachel Chang wrote on Twitter.
“That never should have been the case, but I’m relieved the day has come where @TheAcademy & mainstream public can honor an Asian film.
“Parasite” just became the first foreign-language film to win Best Picture at the #Oscars.
Only 11 best picture winners in the awards ceremony’s 91-year history did not receive a single acting nomination.