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Yongsan
Yongsan

YONGSAN

Directed by Mun Jeong-hyun
South Korea, 2010
Documentary

Synopsis

In 2009, five tenants of the Yongsan district, who were forcefully evicted from their homes staged a sit-in and were burned to death. This film by Mun Jeong-hyun recalls the many movements of Korean civil rights and activism and asks where all the idealism went, even as the atrocities return today.

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Synopsis

In 2009, five tenants of the Yongsan district, who were forcefully evicted from their homes staged a sit-in and were burned to death. This film by Mun Jeong-hyun recalls the many movements of Korean civil rights and activism and asks where all the idealism went, even as the atrocities return today.