Beyond Utopia

February 22, 2024

Tonight, the Motion Picture Association and the Embassy of the Republic of Korea co-hosted a screening of Beyond Utopia. Charles Rivkin, Chairman and CEO of the Motion Picture Association, Ambassador Hyundong Cho, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to the United States, and film director Madeline Gavin gave remarks regarding the event. Following the screening, director Gavin sat down for an in-depth discussion taking the audience behind the film’s scenes.

From the film’s official site:

Featuring real escape footage, this captivating, eye-opening documentary follows a family as they attempt to flee North Korea, one of the most oppressive places on Earth.

Featured photo: The Motion Picture Association and the Korean Embassy co-host a screening and discussion of “Beyond Utopia” with Director Madeline Gavin at the MPA headquarters in Washington, D.C., February 22, 2024. (Photo credit: Kris Tripplaar)