Friday, November 06, 2009

North Korean refugee documentary wins another award

A documentary about North Korean refugees produced by the Chosun Ilbo has won the award for best investigative television documentary by the Association for International Broadcasting (AIB) in London.

The film "Korea: Out of the North" is a 52-minute edited English version of "On The Border" and was aired in BBC in May last year.

"On The Border" was first broadcast in March last year, and has since been aired on 16 channels around the world including the BBC, PBS in the U.S., CANAL+ in France, TBS in Japan, and ARD in Germany. The documentary has drawn worldwide acclaim, winning 14 awards both in South Korea and abroad.

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