New to VOD this week: I AM SUN MU
Adam Sjöberg’s portrait of a dissident artist debuted at DMZ Docs last year. It went on to screen at DOC NYC, Boulder, Salem, Human Rights Watch London, Movies That Matter, Cleveland, and DocAviv, among others. It is now available on VOD platforms including iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, YouTube, XBOX, and Vimeo On Demand.
I previously wrote about the film for DOC NYC’s program, saying:
After fleeing his native North Korea to defect to the south, the artist Sun Mu works under a defiant alias meaning “no boundaries” to criticize the repressive regime of Kim Jong-un. A former propaganda artist, he subverts familiar images which once glorified the Supreme Leader, transforming them into satirical political pop art. Offered an unlikely solo exhibition in China, the anonymous artist prepares his show undercover, potentially risking his own freedom and safety to expose the truth through art.