A 13-year-old journalist is shining the spotlight on the crisis in North Korea & completing a documentary with opinions from all angles
Our documentary examines the plight of North Korea and takes a deeper look into the extremist regime. We will allow the viewer to examine the point of view of three different governments and the actual people involved in the modern day Underground Railroad stretching from Northern China to Bangkok, Thailand.
Educating the world on this crisis is Max Jones, a 13-year-old journalist with extensive knowledge on North Korea. Jones will guide viewers through the horrendous wrongdoings by the North Korean, Chinese, and American governments.
North Korea is the world's most reclusive country, called 'the Hermit Kingdom' by many; no one really knows what happens 'across the river'. Although, we do know some things. We have learned from refugees escaping the regime that there is a no-tolerance policy for freedom or talk of it.
Since 1995, North Korea has suffered from a devastating famine induced by the nexus of climatic events (both floods and droughts) and overzealous agricultural and economic policies. Since inception, the famine has killed upwards of 2 million North Koreans, or roughly 10% of the aggregate population.
A satellite image of North Korea compared to South Korea:
Most North Koreans cannot handle the devastation of which they are seeing in their homeland and the majority of them escape to neighboring China. Once they arrive in China, they are entered into an 'underground railroad' of sorts to escape China. If these refugees are discovered living in China, they will be subject to immediate repatriation to North Korea, usually resulting in execution of the escapee and the imprisonment of any family & friends.
To insure that these refugees are not caught, NGOs operating in China attempt to protect these refugees during the rigorous 6,000-mile journey from Northern China to Bangkok, Thailand.
See http://www.seoulsistersfilm.com/the-crisis.html for more details.
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