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Asian Film Series: Dear Pyongyang (Agapimeno mou Pyongyang)

January 25, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

A Japanese-born ethnic Korean filmmaker chronicles her father’s fierce loyalty to North Korea. Her father, as a teen, had moved from South Korea to Japan. He grew Marxist in his views and declares himself a North Korean. In 1971, he sent his three sons to Pyongyang. Thirty years later, his youngest child explores her father’s choices. Directed by Yong-hi Yang, 2005. Set in Japan and North Korea. 107 min.

Reception at 6:00 p.m., film at 6:30 p.m. Filmed in Korean & Japanese and shown with English subtitles. Contact Yaron Shemer at for more information.


January 25, 2016
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Carolina Asia Center
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The Carolina Asia Center supports diverse Asia-related events. However, CAC co-sponsorship of any talk, seminar, documentary screening, film screening, performance or celebration does not constitute endorsement of or agreement with the views presented therein. As an academic institution, we value diverse perspectives that promote dialogue and understanding.

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