Our nation : a Korean punk rock community

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Summary

  • A documentary of the emergence of punk rock music in South Korea and the story of some of the bands that perform at a club called Drug. Documents how Korean youth use punk rock to find a voice in their rapidly changing culture. Through the eyes of two young college fans, the film journeys through the underground punk rock scene presenting the impact of a steady stream of new musical influences from abroad. Sociology professor Cho Hae Joang provides a socio-historical overview of the youth subculture in Korea, and the impact of the emergence of consumer capitalism and the social impact of globalization on Korean culture.

Notes

  • VHS.
  • In English and Korean (with English subtitles).
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