The Defector Canada/China/South Korea, 2012, 71 minutes Director: Ann Shin
THE DEFECTOR follows the perilous journey of Sook-Ja and Yong-hee who escape North Korea and meet with Dragon - a broker who guides North Korean defectors to their freedom. Their journey reflects the reality of tens of thousands of North Koreans currently in hiding in China. Filmed undercover by a Korean-Canadian filmmaker, Ann gets intimate access with these 3 individuals in this dramatic POV film. Beautifully shot, with a compelling high-stakes story, THE DEFECTOR poses broad questions around human rights, trafficking and human smuggling.
Preceded by Han Rock South Korea, 2012, 13 minutes Director: John Weeke
The short documentary Han Rock considers the role of music in the life of Jo Gyu-Nam, a man from Seoul who collected, over decades, nearly 10,000 rock 'n' roll LPs, and then bought a bar in which to store and play them.
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