Korean Director Bong Joins Sundance Jury

The helmer of 'Mother' and 'The Host' becomes part of the five-member panel.

SEOUL -- Director Bong Joon-ho will join a team of jury for this year's Sundance International Film Festival. Bong, along with four other jury members, will select winners from 58 entries from four competition section including the Grand Jury Prize. The festival will screen 118 feature films this year.  

Bong's latest feature film Mother was critically raved in the international film circuit. His earlier film The Host, a unique monster flick and a satire, broke the country's box office record when it opened here in 2006.