The Mother Lode Of North Korean Films

UPDATE:

Sadly for us, the site is down and and there is no sign of it coming back. I should have taken the chance to download the lot of them as an investment.

As mentioned in the comments, there are still plenty of films kicking around YouTube if you are looking to find them.

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It seems North Korea is hitting the headlines again today. Questions about whether Kim Jong-un is a film fan seem to be answered by his apparent want to turn 1980s classic “WarGames” into a reality and yet this blog has remained relatively quiet. Especially after I boasted in my last post that I was going to unleash the mother lode of North Korean film news.

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Disney characters on North Korean TV

This above image and clip is from North Korean TV where some conspicuous Disney characters made an appearance. Here’s the story from AP:

Mickey Mouse and Winnie the Pooh took the stage in North Korea during a concert for new leader Kim Jong Un in an unusual performance featuring Disney characters.

Performers dressed as some of America’s most memorable cartoon characters danced and pranced as footage from “Snow White,” “Dumbo,” “Beauty and the Beast” and other popular Disney movies played on a massive backdrop, according to still photos shown on state TV on Saturday.

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