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Shadows and Whispers [videorecording]: The Struggle of North Korea's Refugees

a film by Kim Jung-Eun ; producer, Peter Charley ; writers, Peter Charley, Kim Jung-Eun
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
Documentary, filmed in the northeast mountains of China, that examines the desperate circumstances of North Korean refugees who have illegally crossed the border into China to escape famine conditions which have existed in North Korea since 1995. As many as 800,000 have crossed into China in search of food, most soon returning to their own country. Those who have chosen to stay endure dire conditions, forced to hide in caves, under floorboards, in basements, or on the streets.
Director
Kim Jung-Eun
Release Date
2000
Run Time
52 min.
Language
Dialogue in Korean with English subtitles
In English and Korean with English subtitles
Variant Title
Title on label: North Korea, shadows and whispers
Struggle of North Korea's refugees
Local Notes
Titles purchased from Filmakers Library at the institutional rate come with public performance rights for non-commercial and educational exhibition when no admission fee is charged. (4/6/12)
Credits
Camera, Kim Jung-Eun ; editors, David Potts, Bill Madden.
Published
New York : Filmakers Library, c2000.
Terms of Use
Public performance rights secured.
Description
1 videodisc (52 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD.
Technical Details
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