Independent Filmmaker Helps Personalize Politics in North Korea

Posted on December 19, 2011

The death of Kim Jong-Il has triggered a mysterious changing of the guard in North Korea, as his son Kim Jong-un prepares to assume leadership. The ITVS International documentary Return to the Border helps personalize the country's recent history and is available to stream on PBS Video.

  

Chinese filmmaker Zhao Liang Chinese-born filmmaker reflects on the personal ramifications of the political ideals of communism and socialism from his memories of a childhood in the border town of Dandong to his experiences in North Korea.

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