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Asian Film Series: Dooman River (Tuman-gang)

November 16, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

In this film, a 12-year-old Korean-Chinese boy living on the Chinese side of the North-Korean Chinese border befriends a North Korean boy his age who is in China to find food for his ill sister. Against the backdrop of starvation and death just across the border in North Korea, cross-border tensions in the Chinese village become increasingly volatile. Directed by Zhang Lu, 2009. 90 minutes.

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


November 16, 2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 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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