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Songs from the North
Soon-Mi Yoo

2014 / USA, South Korea, Portugal, / 72’
OCT 21 / 4.00 pm, C. City Campo Pequeno 3
OCT 24 / 7.00 pm, São Jorge – Manoel de Oliveira Cinema

FIRST FILM

“Interweaving footage from my three visits to North Korea, together with songs, spectacle, popular cinema and archival footage, Songs from the North tries to understand, on their own terms, the psychology and popular imaginary of the North Korean people and the political ideology of absolute love, which continues to drive the nation towards its uncertain future.” Soon-Mi Yoo