Mrs. B., A North Korean Woman (France/South Korea, 2016)

North Korean forced migration has become a hot topic in the Western media. Largely driven by the publication of memoirs by several high-profile North Korean ‘defectors’, the plight of the North Korean citizenry and the […]

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on Feb, 15 · in Reviews

The Defector: Escape from North Korea Closes Sausalito Film Festival on May 19th

The Sausalito Film Festival has announced its closing film on Sunday May 19th will be the documentary The Defector: Escape from North Korea. Directed by Korean-Canadian Ann Shin, the documentary follows a North Korean defector […]

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on May, 07 · in Announcements

Controversial Moments in South Korean International Sport

In preparation for the upcoming World Baseball Classic Finals happening in San Francisco in March of 2013, I have been reading several books.  Two of them – Victor D. Cha’s Beyond the Final Score:  The […]

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on Feb, 05 · in Features
Yongary Vs. Pulgasari: Two Koreas, Two Kaijuu

Yongary Vs. Pulgasari: Two Koreas, Two Kaijuu

In 1967, the biggest thing in Asia was kaijuu eiga, or giant monster movies. Toho was at the top of their game with a string of Godzilla hits and were just about to release Destroy […]

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on Mar, 05 · in Features

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