Hanawon, Vision Nord-Coréenne.

North Korea? No one can really tell what is going on there… except the ones who escape Pyongyang dictatorship and reached the south.

Project visual Hanawon, Vision Nord-Coréenne.
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Hanawon, Vision Nord-Coréenne.

<p>  </p> <p>        <img alt="Dnkf00000298" src="https://kkbb-production.s3.amazonaws.com/uploads/project_image/image/86336/DNKF00000298.jpg"></p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p> A few months ago, I read an article about<strong> Hanawon</strong>, in South Korea. The journalist describes the Korean centre where refugees from the North try to adapt to our society and Culture: Fashion, Facebook, competition spirit, English… How to survive in a totally unknown world? How to understand this new way of life, which is seemingly nonsense and the complete opposite of their norm?</p> <p>  </p> <p> I began to try to imagine what it must be to be propelled into the 21st century after an entire life in the most closed country on earth… I began my research on the subject, but after several weeks without success, I realised that the project may be unrealizable at my current level of experience in <strong>filmmaking</strong>.</p> <p>  </p> <p> That is, until March when a conference was organized by my Erasmus University in York. “<u>Why has the world abandoned North Korea?</u> » Naively, I thought I knew the answer… “<em>Because of the nuclear weapon, no?</em>”. Instead, the speakers’ well-supported arguments served as a strong critique of the situation and showed that the question is still relevant today…</p> <p>  </p> <p> One speaker, <strong>Byul Ryan-Im</strong> concluded her presentation by saying that “nothing is made to let the refugees talk about their stories: what they lived in Hanawon, what they find in the South.”</p> <p> It may sound slightly utopian but I took it as a sign and decided to talk to her about my project! Byul agreed to help me and, so, I arrived back to my research.</p> <p>  </p> <p> After some hesitation, I finally made my choice: I will film my third movie in South Korea. </p> <p>  </p> <p> <strong>Why does this documentary seem important to me?  </strong></p> <p>  </p> <p> Today, in South Korea, thousands of Northern refugees try to escape from their country to start a new life. Indeed, <strong>Pyongyang</strong> is known for its disrespect of the human rights. However, few people realize the concrete consequences of a regime that based its survival on an authoritarian politic. </p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p> <iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="304" src="//cdn.embedly.com/widgets/media.html?src=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fembed%2FRE839zQOaec%3Fwmode%3Dopaque%26feature%3Doembed&amp;wmode=opaque&amp;url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DRE839zQOaec&amp;image=http%3A%2F%2Fi1.ytimg.com%2Fvi%2FRE839zQOaec%2Fhqdefault.jpg&amp;key=ff2702755d9749cda571c6d6c2f3eb46&amp;type=text%2Fhtml&amp;schema=youtube" width="540"></iframe></p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p> The documentary I want to make will let the<strong> refugees</strong> tell their stories, their daily lives under the Kim Jung‘s dictatorship, their escape to the south, their arrival in Hanawon and the discovery of a totally new world.</p> <p>  </p> <p> Through these testimonies and interviews of specialists, I want to show how severe the consequences of Kim Jung Un’s regime are for the respect of <strong>human rights</strong>. Moreover, I want to understand why the international community doesn’t intervene more than they are obliged to.  </p> <p>  </p> <p> That’s why I have begun my third crowd founding collection.</p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p> After, <strong> "Amerindians, another Brazil. " (no subtitles) </strong></p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p> <iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="304" src="//cdn.embedly.com/widgets/media.html?src=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fembed%2FOutSU1mltPE%3Fwmode%3Dopaque%26feature%3Doembed&amp;wmode=opaque&amp;url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DOutSU1mltPE&amp;image=http%3A%2F%2Fi1.ytimg.com%2Fvi%2FOutSU1mltPE%2Fhqdefault.jpg&amp;key=ff2702755d9749cda571c6d6c2f3eb46&amp;type=text%2Fhtml&amp;schema=youtube" width="540"></iframe></p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p> And <strong>"1949, How to legiferate prostitution ? " (subtitles) </strong></p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p> <iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="304" src="//cdn.embedly.com/widgets/media.html?src=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fembed%2FLUyw6kwMWEE%3Fwmode%3Dopaque%26feature%3Doembed&amp;wmode=opaque&amp;url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DLUyw6kwMWEE&amp;image=http%3A%2F%2Fi1.ytimg.com%2Fvi%2FLUyw6kwMWEE%2Fhqdefault.jpg&amp;key=ff2702755d9749cda571c6d6c2f3eb46&amp;type=text%2Fhtml&amp;schema=youtube" width="540"></iframe></p> <p>  </p> <p> <strong><u>I hope you will give me the opportunity to realize "Hanawon", here an extract of the film plan : </u></strong></p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p> " Name: Hanawon.</p> <p> Subject: Vision of the Korean situation by the North-Korean refugees.</p> <p> Dates:  April 2013 – November 2014.</p> <p> Budget: 3000 pounds.</p> <p>  </p> <p> <u>People contacted (may accept to help) </u></p> <p> -       Byul Ryan-Im: (Junior research fellow at Sino NK) - Youth activist</p> <p> -       Joanne Hosaniak: Deputy General Citizens Alliance for NK Human rights.</p> <p> -       Adam Cathcart: (Lecturer in China-North Korean relations, University of Leeds) - History expert</p> <p> -       John Everard.</p> <p>  </p> <p> <u>People to find: </u></p> <p> -       2 political specialists.</p> <p> -       1 historian: </p> <p> -        1 Human Right Watch speaker: </p> <p> -       1 psychologist working in an association for refugees.</p> <p> -       1 Korean politician.</p> <p> -       At least 4 refugees.</p> <p> -       A representative of the UN.</p> <p> -       Some North Koreans.</p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p> <strong>Scenario.</strong></p> <p>  </p> <p> <u>Synopsis: </u>The documentary would explain the actual situation of the North Korean refugees and the reasons why the world has abandoned the idea of an intervention.</p> <p>  </p> <p> 1.     <u>Introduction. </u></p> <p>  </p> <p> The first part would clarify the<strong> u</strong>nprecedented situation lived by the refugees.</p> <p>  </p> <p> =&gt; The first interview: A refugee talks about a situation occurred as a result of his arrival in the south and the discovery of a completely different universe.</p> <p> - We discover him first going through his daily life. (No explanation except his voice)</p> <p> - Images of the extract of the interview begin.</p> <p> - Images of landscapes without soundtrack.</p> <p> (//women are heroes)</p> <p>  </p> <p> =&gt; The second interview shows that despite the absurdity of the adaptation situation difficulties arise quickly. The second speaker tells a darker story than the first one. </p> <p> - Images of the interview.</p> <p> - Everyday images.</p> <p> - Images of the city.</p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p> =&gt; Credits.</p> <p> Use of drawings?</p> <p> (// Pray the devil back in hell)</p> <p> (// Human Right Watch advertises)</p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p> =&gt; Contextualization.</p> <p> The film begins with historical explanations of the political situation.</p> <p> -       Images of pre-war archives. (Very fast: introductory phrase of the historian)</p> <p> -       Excerpt from the interview of the historian.</p> <p> -       Archive Footage of the Korean War.</p> <p> -       (Transition from the historian point of view to the political specialist interview: just the voices).</p> <p> -       Political explanation: images of the actual city/life in South Korea.</p> <p> -       Excerpt from Cathcart interview:  "Why so much acceptance from the West? What future for North Korea and its people?"</p> <p> -       Images of South Korea. (Emblematic images of the problem: posters, associations, tele etc?)</p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p> ..."</p>

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<p>  </p> <p> <img alt="Capture_d__cran_2014-04-23___17.40.59" src="https://kkbb-production.s3.amazonaws.com/uploads/project_image/image/86352/Capture_d__cran_2014-04-23___17.40.59.png"></p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p> <strong>Itinerary: 1200 euros. </strong></p> <p> I want to go to South Korea and travel in the country to be able to give a more complete picture of the situation.</p> <p>  </p> <p> <strong>Cameras and material: 0 euros. </strong></p> <p> I already have my own camera and Zoom so I don’t need more.</p> <p>  </p> <p> <strong>Accommodations: 0 euros. </strong></p> <p> As usual, I will use Couch Surfing to be hosted, I hope, by awesome people like in my past travels.</p> <p>  </p> <p> <strong>Daily life: 1000 euros. </strong></p> <p> This part of the budget concerns food, translation and daily life needs.</p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p>



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