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Aim high in creation! : a one-of-a-kind journey inside North Korea's propaganda machine

Author: Anna Broinowski
Publisher: New York : Arcade Publishing, 2016. ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First North American editionView all editions and formats
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Anna Broinowski is the only Westerner ever granted full access to North Korea's propaganda machine - its film industry. Aim High in Creation! is her funny, surreal, insightful account of her twenty-one-day apprenticeship there. At the same time, it is a fresh-eyed look, beyond stereotypes, at life in that most secretive of societies.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Broinowski, Anna.
Aim high in creation!
New York : Arcade Publishing, 2016
(DLC) 2016035442
Named Person: Anna Broinowski; Anna Broinowski
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anna Broinowski
ISBN: 9781628726763 1628726768
OCLC Number: 954719897
Notes: Previous edition published under the title: Director is the commander (2015).
Description: 287 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Getting there --
The free world --
The amazing Kim Jong Il --
The great North Korean visa chase --
Aim high in creation! --
The defectors' verdict --
North Korean Jesus --
Chasing Godzilla --
The first trip --
Flying Air Koryo --
Kubrick who? --
Blue Danube blues --
Grey mullet soup --
Drinking the kool-aid --
The shoot --
Pitching General Electric --
The exploding sound recordist --
A perfume named Kim --
Do you like porn? --
Your dear leader, Bob Brown --
Monroe had a voluptuous figure --
Playing the enemy --
The body and emotion --
The problem of gay people --
Spinster time --
Our divided nation --
Sydney.
Other Titles: Director is the commander
Responsibility: Anna Broinowski.

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Anna Broinowski is the only Westerner ever granted full access to North Korea's propaganda machine - its film industry. Aim High in Creation! is her funny, surreal, insightful account of her twenty-one-day apprenticeship there. At the same time, it is a fresh-eyed look, beyond stereotypes, at life in that most secretive of societies.

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