Actress Kim Go-eun Feted as Rising New Star in New York

Kim Go-eun /Courtesy of Lotte Entertainment Kim Go-eun /Courtesy of Lotte Entertainment

Actress Kim Go-eun won the Rising Star Award at the New York Asian Film Festival 2013, which was held at the Lincoln Center in New York on Saturday.

She has already swept a number of best new actress awards at various film festivals in Korea after making her debut in "A Muse," directed by Jung Ji-woo, last year. 

In her acceptance speech, Kim said, "Thank you so much for inviting me to this festival and giving me this wonderful award. I will keep working hard so as not to let my fans down."

The film festival opened on Friday and will run until July 15. / Jul. 02, 2013 10:01 KST