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Screening: The Propaganda Game

The SOAS North Korea Society invites you a screening of the film ‘The Propaganda Game’.

The Propaganda Game

Dir Álvaro Longoria (2015, 1h 38min)
Wednesday 21 March at 7pm
SOAS, 22 Russell Square Room T101
Check for updates on the event’s Facebook page

The Propaganda Game poster

The Propaganda Game is a 2015 documentary film about North Korea by director Álvaro Longoria. Longoria was permitted to film high-quality footage within the country, his visit facilitated and monitored by Alejandro Cao de Benós, the Spanish founder of the Korean Friendship Association who himself becomes a subject of the documentary. The film, which includes interviews as well as archival and contemporary news footage, attempts to describe the nation’s social realities with particular attention to media manipulation by the DPRK government, while also questioning the simplifications and caricatures about North Korea made by foreign observers.

The film is free and open to the public.

(automatically generated) Read LKL’s review of this event here.

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