Under The Sun

Director:   Vitaly Mansky
Year:   2015
Language:   Korean
Time:   106 minutes

This documentary film follows a North Korean family through the year they prepare their daughter to join the Korean Children's Union. Tightly controlled by North Korean handlers, the small Russian crew still managed to film some unauthorized footage to balance the film's point of view.

Not rated.

This is a special presentation in conjunction with Shepherd University's Common Reading Program. Post-film discussion led by Dr. Marat Akopian.

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About Shepherd University's Common Reading Program.

About the writer Hyeonseo Lee.

About the director Vitaly Mansky.

Other background on the film.

A selection of reviews of the film.