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Roxy Rezvany talks through the details of her documentary, Little Pyongyang

Journalist and filmmaker Roxy Rezvany began her Nicer Tuesdays talk last month by explaining her creative journey. Roxy grew up “loving art and stories and films but I never went to film school,” she says. Despite this, her career in the creative industry has developed through “jobbing” and the result is a personable approach to the work she makes, leading on to her most recent film Little Pyongyang.

The documentary, which has a heavy focus on design and aesthetics to channel a narrative, tells the story of the North Korean diaspora living in New Malden, London. Motivated by feeling a responsibility to be truthful to the people she’s working with via film, Roxy’s created an intimate documentary which portrays an honest and intimate portrait of North Koreans.

In her in-depth talk, Roxy took the audience through the many challenges she overcame in the making, and the exciting response and conversations the film has stirred.

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