Directed by July Jung (Pinehouse, Now Films, 2014, 119 min)
The head of a local police substation becomes involved in the case of a young girl experiencing family violence. As she tries to protect the girl from her violent stepfather she becomes aware that she is keeping a secret.
Curated and introduced by Dima Mironenko, CEAS Postdoctoral Associate and Lecturer in East Asian Languages & Literatures
Dima Mironenko is a film and cultural historian of North Korea. His research focuses on the history of everyday. His dissertation, “A Jester with Chameleon Faces: Laughter and Comedy in North Korea, 1954-1969,” looks at how laughter functioned in North Korean culture, examining its effects on society and cultural policy during the postwar decade. Dima received his Ph.D. from Harvard in 2014. Before coming to Yale, he spent a year as a postdoctoral fellow at Columbia University. While at Yale, Dima will be working on his book manuscript and teaching an undergraduate seminar, “North Korea through Film.”