5000 Years of Survival

Country, year: South Korea, 2018
Genre: Documentary, Knowledge, Historical
Director: Joo-Hee LEE, Heo Seongho
Time: 6 x 50'
Format: FULL HD
North Korean nuclear weapons has stirred tension over the Korean Peninsula growing to an nternational threat. For the past 5,000 years, geopolitically surrounded by great powers, Koreans experienced one ordeal after another. The past kingdoms of the Korean peninsula fought against foreign powers, experiencing numerous successes and failures. They tried to maintain a sense of identity and autonomy as one nation. This program will take a deeper look into the elements behind the rise and fall of the Korean Peninsula’s past kingdoms, the diplomatic strategies and principles to survive amid the surrounding foreign powers.