2011년 4월 대한민국으로 귀화했다.
Born in Bangladesh, Mahbub Lee came to South Korea in 1999 as a migrant worker. While witnessing injustice and discrimination against migrant workers, he joined labor movements and later engaged in media activism. He took part in a number of film projects as both a director and an actor (The Deported (2007), Bandobi (2008), The Returnee (2009), City of Crane (2010), Love in Korea (2010), among others). He is also an author of his autobiography, I am an Earthian (2010). He was director of Asia Media Culture Factory of which main activities include founding a migrant art center, Free port, and organizing Seoul Migrant Art Festival. Now he is a Movie Distributor in M&M International.
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