DMZ Docs Academic Conference
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"Cinema, North Korea, and Division of Nation"

September 22, 2019. 10AM-5PM

Venue: Lotte Cinema Paju


11th DMZ International Doc Film Festival Conference


"Cinema, North Korea, and Division of Nation"

September 22, 2019

Lotte Cinema Paju


Organizer: The Knowledge Coop www.good21.net 

Co-organizer: Korean Journalist Association for Film



10:00-10:10 Opening / Shin Dong Kim ---------------------------------------------------- MC/ Chung-kang Kim



10:10-11:40 Session 1: Cinema, Cold War, and the Division System


Chair: Sangjoon Lee / Nanyang Technological University, Singapore


“From the Image of Spy-Puppet State to Brotherhood: The Depiction of South Korea and Foreign Images in North Korean Cinema during the 1970s and 1980s”

Gabor Sebo, PhD, Korea University


“The imagination of Cold War Asia in South and North Division Spy Korean film and Economic cooperation film and Korean Diaspora Documentary as its Re-appropriation”

Minhwa Ahn, Korea Natinal University of Arts, Korea


“Reincarnation of the “Girl”: The Mount Kŭmgang Girl and North Korean Musical Film”

Xiaoqian Song, PhD, Ewha Woman’s University


“Strange brothers: Depicted division and North Korea in South Korean Conflict films since the Korean War”

*Kyoung-Suk Sung, University of Rheinische Friedrich Wilhelms Bonn, Germany



11:40-12:20 Keynote presentation and discussion


Chair: Chung-kang Kim / Hanyang University, Korea


“Viewing and Imagining North Korea from Outside”

Hyang Jin Lee, Rikkyo University, Japan


12:30-1:00 Lunch Break



1:00-2:30 Session 2: North Korea and the Politics of Cinematic Representation


Chair: Jihoon Kim / Chung-Ang University, Korea


“Escaping the North, Women, and Trans/national Identity: Beautiful Days

Mi Young Park, PhD, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, US


“Cinematic depictions of North Korea and North Koreans on the South Korean screens”

Nemo Kim, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Korea


“Rebirth of the Symbolism of North Korea”

Jung Eun Lee, Seoul National University, Korea


“Towards a Visual Anthropology of North Korea: South Korean, North Korean, and External Filmic Representations”

*Bonnie Tilland, Yonsei University, Korea



2:30-4:00 Session 3: Division System in the Global Context


Chair: KwangWoo Noh / Korea University, Korea


“From the Mocking DPRK Mockumentary to the Kim Jong Un-Trump Reality Show”

Greg Elmer, Ryerson University, Canada


“Film and National Division in South Korea and Bangladesh: Cinematic Historiography of War and Partition in Inter-Asian Frame”

Zakir Hossain Raju, Independent University, Bangladesh


“The Juche Aesthetics: A Brazilian perspective of the North Korean Film ‘Pulgasari’”

Jeferson Martins da Silva Gonçalves, Brazil


“The Paradoxical Divide: Soft Power and the Love Boat: Taiwan documentary film”

Valerie Soe, San Francisco State University, US


“Asian American Film Media Activism; Film festival as crossed community place”

Yuri Takahashi, Doshisha University, Japan



4:00-4:50 Session 4: DMZ as a Space of Tourist Gaze


Chair: Molly Hyojung Kim / University of Suwon, Korea


“Provocation or Peace Matter? Ups and Downs of the DMZ Tours on North and South Korea Among the Hong Kong Tourists”

Steve Chung Lok-wai, Chinese University of Hong Kong


“The Politics of Transborder Kinship: DMZ Tourism and the Spectacle of Reunification”

Claire Chun, UC Berkeley, US



4:50-5:00 Closing and Announcement


5:00-5:30 Moving to the dinner venue



5:30-6:30 Roundtable discussion


6:30-9:00 Dinner with less formal discussion and networking


*Spotlight presentations


ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

Shin Dong Kim, Chair / Hallym University & The Knowledge Coop

Chung-kang Kim / Hanyang University, Korea

Jihoon Kim / Chung-Ang University, Korea

KwangWoo Noh / Korea University, Korea

Molly Hyojung Kim / University of Suwon, Korea

Sang Joon Lee / Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Shin Sung Kim / Korean Journalist Association for Film

Yeo Jeong Choi / DMZ Docs, Korea


Program Assistant: Tracy Lorena Campos Lopez tracy.camp20@gmail.com

Q&A