The Foreigner

In 2011, a computer game tournament in Columbus, Ohio became a battle of two nations. Jonathan Sutak's The Foreigner takes you behind the scenes as four elite South Korean pro gamers annihilate the competition, and one brash American fights back. Witness the event that changed gaming forever.

The Foreigner

"A genuine triumph.  With The Foreigner, Sutak found a human story—and a form to match it"

- Kill Screen

"A look back at the intense rivalry between South Koreans and the rest of the world in StarCraft 2"

- Kotaku Australia

"Mesmerizing. Finally, a well done documentary about the core of eSports"

- Soundtracks and Trailer Music



Las Vegas Film Festival (Winner, Best Short Documentary)

Warsaw International Film Festival (Nominated, Short Grand Prix)

Columbus International Film + Video Festival

Los Angeles New Wave International Film festival (Winner, Best Short Documentary)

St. Louis International Film Festival


"The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting." - Sun Tzu, The Art of War