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        Resisting Militarization: The Making of the Film "Village vs. Empire"
        Resisting Militarization: The Making of the Film "Village vs. Empire"

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        Resisting Militarization: The Making of the Film "Village vs. Empire"

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        Jeju Island, off the coast of South Korea, is also known as Stone Island, Peace Island, and Women’s Island. It is home to no less than seven world heritage sites. But it is a paradise with dark side. Here on this tiny ecologically unique island, a village is confronting an empire. In Gangjeong village, on the southern tip the island, the U.S. and the South Korean navies have been building a huge naval base as part of a geopolitical strategy to ring-fence China. They are thus thrusting the islanders in the crosshairs of future conflict. Emmy-award winning South African film director Mark J. Kaplan speaks with Karibu about his new documentary, Village vs. Empire, which sheds light on Jeju and the ....read more

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