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Seoul Train

Seoul Train is a documentary about North Korean refugees which I saw a long time ago, but rarely a conversation or thought about NK goes by when I don’t think about this film. The Underground Railroad is a secret organisation which helps North Koreans prepare to escape to South Korea. Although millions of won are … Continue reading

State of Mind: Life in North Korea

State of Mind was rereleased by the BBC after the death of Kim Jong Il in December 2011, but it was made in 2004, when even less was known about North Korea than we do know. That’s why I find the perspective of the director refreshing: he is uncritical of the Juche regime and focuses … Continue reading