Stories of the North

FILM

click to enlarge In Seoul Train, two-year-old Han-mi and her mother are aggressively accosted by Chinese guards at the Japanese Consulate in Shenyang, China. - Incite Productions
Incite Productions
In Seoul Train, two-year-old Han-mi and her mother are aggressively accosted by Chinese guards at the Japanese Consulate in Shenyang, China.

The [email protected]0's Ironwood Film Club is a monthly screening of socially conscious, independent, documentary films. This Thursday evening, the series continues with a pair of flicks offering two very different perspectives on North Korea. Seoul Train focuses on the courageous Underground Railroad, an international group of activists who risk their lives to lead North Korean refugees into countries that will give them asylum. North Korea: A Day In The Life is a propaganda film created by Dutch filmmaker Pieter Fleury with permission and cooperation from the North Korean government. A Day In The Life follows a regular North Korean family as they carry out their daily duties, which are mostly dedicated to pride in the North Korean nation and the glory of General Kim Jong Il. Thurs., March 30, 8 p.m., 620 First Ave. S., St. Petersburg, $3, 727-895-6620, www.thestudioat620.com.

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