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EA presents: Comrade Kim Goes Flying

Shemin Auditorium, Shaffer Art Building

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Syracuse University, Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs’ Korean Peninsula Affairs Center & East Asia Program present: Comrade Kim Goes Flying

A screening and discussion with the Director, Nick Bonner

Comrade Kim Yong Mi is a North Korean coal miner. Her dream of becoming a trapeze artist is crushed by the arrogant trapeze star Pak Jang Phil who believes miners belong underground and not in the air. A heartwarming story of a very determined young woman who transforms a supposedly impossible dream into reality, Comrade Kim Goes Flying is North Korea’s first film written, directed and produced as an international collaboration with European filmmakers. This intriguing depiction of ‘Comrade Kim’ individually pursuing her own dream and taking charge of her own future has drawn enthusiastic audiences both in North Korea and at several major international film festivals.

Friday, November 6, 2015

4:00-6:00 pm

Screening and Q & A with Director Nicholas Bonner

Shemin Auditorium, Shaffer Art Building

Parking available in the Q4 lot (College Place near Euclid Ave)

Sponsored by the Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs

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