Korea Studies: North Korean Resources

Provides a starting point for Korea Studies, including resources to find books, articles, newspapers, etc.

Information on North Korea

Human Rights in North Korea


The Reunion Awaited for Half a Century (2000) (47:27)

N.K. Series and publications held by the Library of Congress

North Korean reference room (films, publications, and textbooks)

North Korea News


North Korea seen from the media

The Great Game (Full Episode) | Inside North Korea (47:22)
North Korea - Life Inside the Secret State | Full Documentary Movie by Mediatime Network (46:55)
North Korea - inside the world's most secretive state | Unreported World (23:32)
Visiting North Korea | DW Documentary (42:50) "Few tourists manage to peek behind the iron curtain of North Korea's dictatorship. But the journalist Luca Faccio managed to visit Kim Jong Un's regime."
Bureau 39: Cash for Kim (Part 1) | People and Power (26:00) Bureau 39: Cash for Kim (Part 2) | People and Power
The North Korean cult of personality explored (12:46)
Defectors lift curtain on North Korea's information blackout (PBS News Hour) (9:43)
Inside the Kim Regime | Thae Yong-Ho | 2019 (Oslo Freedom Forum) (17:50) "Thae Yong-ho lived a privileged life in North Korea as the deputy ambassador to the United Kingdom. But in 2016, he risked everything to defect with his family to find freedom. He is the highest-ranking North Korean to ever escape and one of the fiercest voices against the Kim"