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July 20, 2024


Jason Bechervaise

Jason Bechervaise

Dr. Jason Bechervaise is a film critic and professor of Korean film based in Seoul.


Beyond cardboard characters: The evolution of North Korean defectors on screen

Hit shows like ‘Squid Game’ and ‘Money Heist’ show how ROK film and TV has moved past anti-communist tropes of the past

Jason BechervaiseJason BechervaiseApril 24, 2023

North Korea on the silver screen: How South Korean films portray the DPRK

Depictions of the rival state have evolved over the decades along with changes in the ROK’s politics and film industry

Jason BechervaiseJason BechervaiseJanuary 26, 2022