Girl From the South. Dir. José Luis García. Feature. Doc.

Screening: Bryn Mawr Film Institute. Saturday June 29th, 1:00pm. TRT: 94min (Argentina, Korea) Purchase Tickets here

In 1989, budding filmmaker Jose Luis Garcia unexpectedly replaced his brother in the Argentine delegation to the World Youth and Students Festival, a political event sponsored by the USSR and held in North Korea, just three weeks after the massacre at Tiananmen Square and four months before the fall of the Berlin Wall. Armed with a borrowed VHS camera, Garcia recorded the surrealistic landscape of that summer, focusing his gaze on a young South Korean activist who earned the nickname the Flower of Reunification. Featuring unprecedented footage, this documentary seeks to determine the fate of that radical, fascinating figure.

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