The winner of the 2001 International Emmy award for Best Documentary, Welcome to North Korea is a grotesquely surreal look at the all-too-real conditions in modern-day North Korea.
Based on real events, A Hill in Korea charts the fortunes of a small group of British soldiers serving in the Korean War. Out on a routine patrol, the soldiers find that Chinese troop movements have cut them off from their own lines. They try to fight their way back to safety but with the enemy surrounding them on all sides, the prospects look bleak. Facing almost insurmountable odds, they decide to stand a fight.
Join National Geographic's Lisa Ling as she captures a rare look inside North Korea - something few Americans have ever been able to do. Posing as an undercover medical coordinator and closely guarded throughout her trip, Lisa moves inside the most isolated nation in the world, encountering a society completely dominated by government and dictatorship. Glimpse life inside North Korea as you've never seen before with personal accounts and powerful footage. Witness first-hand efforts by humanitarians and the challenges they face from the rogue regime.
An orientation film for American soldiers traveling to Korea in the years after the war.
Nothing's fair in love and war.
30 minute long Oscar winning documentary
No warheads, no jackbooted soldiers, no statues of the god-emperor – instead, this is a poetic, evocative snapshot of everyday life in North Korea, the country ruled by the world’s most paranoid and secretive regime.
If the cityscapes and patriotic anthems of this film seem a far cry from the bleak landscape of Seoul Train, that's no accident. Dutch filmmaker Pieter Fleury, with the full permission and cooperation of the North Korean government, created this propaganda film that gives us a glimpse of a day in the life of one of the world's most enigmatic societies. A Day in the Life, largely dictated by the North Korean film bureau, follows a typical North Korean family through their daily duties, largely dedicated to the pride in the North Korean nation of comrades and the glory of General Kim Jong Il.The film is meant to extol the success of modern North Korea. But does it? With straight footage and a total absence of narration, viewers may interpret Fleury's film in a slightly different manner than intended
This Traveltalk entry first visits Bangkok, the capital of Thailand, when the country's name was still Siam. Then it's off to Seoul, South Korea. When the visit was made in the early 1930s, Korea was not yet divided and was a province administered by Japan. The film emphasized the deep influence of Buddhism on the daily life of the peoples in both countries.
John Ford's documentary about the early battles of the Korean War, shot in color.
A white mail clerk can't tell any of his ethnic coworkers apart.
Story of the Korean war; how it began, the first truce talks and their breakdown to the final peace treaty.
Collision in Korea was the largest professional wrestling pay-per-view event ever that was jointly produced by World Championship Wrestling and New Japan Pro Wrestling. It took place over a period of two days on April 28 and 29, 1995, but did not air in North America until August 4, 1995, when WCW broadcast a selection of matches from the show on pay-per-view. The event was the first PPV from a North American wrestling promotion to be held in North Korea. The main event was Ric Flair versus Antonio Inoki. Other aired matches include The Steiner Brothers vs Hiroshi Hase & Kensuke Sasaki, Tadao Yasuda vs Road Warrior Hawk, Shinya Hashimoto defending the IWGP Heavyweight Belt vs Scott Norton, and several other matches.
A detailed military history of the Korean War and preceding events, from 1945 to 1953.
Heart-wrenching interviews with U.S. soldiers in Korea during the holidays.
J. T. Takagi, a Korean-American, returns to her homeland and a family that has been separated for more than forty years by the country's division into North and South.
A rookie pilot in the Korean War wants to avenge his brother's death.
In the heart of the most closed and secretive state on Earth sits a university paid for and run by the West, which attempts to open the minds of its pupils.
Apr 25, 1998
Travelogue series into the notably private nation.
Top Gear Korea is the South Korean adaptation of BBC's popular Top Gear show. Officially announced on June 21, 2011, the show follows a similar format with the British version and season 1 included 3 presenters: singer and professional driver Kim Jin-pyo, actor Yeon Jung-hoon, and actor Kim Kap-soo. It premiered on cable channel XTM on August 20, 2011. The show uses a circuit in Ansan city, which is not used for racing but just for tests and social events, as the main test facility and the Power Lap Time track. Korea International Circuit, the venue of Korean Grand Prix and Taebaek Racing Park are used for some episodes.
Project Runway Korea is the Korean version of the American reality show Project Runway. It is Korean television's first localized franchise from a foreign-language reality competition, and the third Project Runway version in Asia after Malaysia and the Philippines. The winner of Project Runway Korea's first season received ₩50 million in prize money, along with a car and a fashion spread in Elle Korea; the second season increased the prize money to ₩70 million.
Notes From North Korea was a CNN report, airing on May 10, 2008. The focus of the report concerned nuclear plants in North Korea, and the views of North Korean citizens about the United States. The original airtime was 1:00 PM central time. The report was given by CNN journalist Christiane Amanpour. It reportedly took Amanpour nine years to receive approval for her visa. The feature was opened by a performance from the New York Philharmonic Orchestra.
Korea's Got Talent is a South Korean reality television show that was first broadcast on 4 June 2011 on tvN. The show is based on the Got Talent series format, originating with Britain's Got Talent. This is the show's first series in Korea. The judges are Kolleen Park, Jang Jin and Song Yun-ah. The show started accepting applicants on 9 February 2011 via ARS, the official website, and smart phone apps. The show held regional auditions nationwide starting in Busan on 2 April 2011. The show became famous around the world after a video of Sung-Bong Choi's appearance gained worldwide media attention. For prizes, the semi-finalists will have the opportunity to sign with Sony Music, and the winner will receive US$100,000.
Korea's Next Top Model is a Korean reality television show in which a number of women compete for the title of Korea's Next Top Model and a chance to start their career in the modelling industry. The prize also includes a feature in W Magazine Korea and a contract for SK-II. As part of the Top Model franchise, it is based on the hit American TV show America's Next Top Model, and it shares the same format. On 6 January 2010 it was announced that Korean channel Onstyle would begin production of a Korean version of the model search show. Model Jang Yoon-ju would helm the judging panel as the host of the show. Season 4 will start in August 2013.
The Kim family's dark and surreal story provides a fresh perspective on North Korea.
This Korean reality vacation show explores the cultural differences of foreigners who are in Korea for the first time through their Korean vacation travel log.
Korea's version of the late-night live television sketch comedy and variety show. The show's comedy sketches, which parody contemporary culture and politics, are performed by a large and varying cast of repertory cast members.
“Missing Korea” is a romantic comedy set in the fictional year of 2020 when North and South Korea have taken significant steps towards reunification. One of those steps include hosting the first-ever combined Miss Korea pageant.
Miss Korea is For those who miss the taste and memory of Korean food, the cast of Miss Korea visit them in a foreign country and, in exchange for staying in their place, the eight members of the cast cook the menu the host misses the most. With local ingredients and the limited number of items the members are allowed to bring from Korea, they’re requested to make tasty Korean food that lives up to the host’s expectations. What makes Miss Korea more entertaining is that the eight members are divided into two teams and compete with each other. Each team leader can choose whom they want to work with, and the others must win the team leaders’ hearts with their secret items. Some of the cast has knowledge and experience of cooking whereas some may not be familiar with cooking. Under these conditions, will they be able to make the dish and satisfy the host? Hosts: Han Go Eun, Shin Hyun Joon, Jo Se Ho, Park Na Rae, Kwanghee, Don Spike, Shin Ah Young, and Jang Dong Yoon.
This drama takes place in year 1997 and is about a failing cosmetics company that tries to turn a former high school beauty queen into Miss Korea. Oh Ji Young is the former high school beauty queen who has grown up to be nothing more an an elevator girl. Meanwhile, Kim Hyung Joon is an employee of the cosmetics company and will lead the efforts to turn Oh Ji Young into Miss Korea to save his company.
Cha Seung-won and Yoo Hae-jin reunite to run a travel lodge in Europe! The two show their chemistry as they serve warm meals and memories to passing Korean travelers.
A self-serving mythical creature's bid for invincibility backfires when he finds himself at the mercy of a woman who can see otherworldly beings.
South Korean drama based on the American television series Criminal Minds. Profilers investigate cases from the perspective of the criminals to solve them.