Beyond Utopia

Dir. Madeleine Gavin | 115 min
Documentary United States 2022
EnglishKorean with English Subtitles

A suspenseful and riveting portrait of the lengths people will go to win freedom, Beyond Utopia raises the curtain on life in North Korea as no film has done before. Madeleine Gavin’s acclaimed documentary unfolds like a real-time geopolitical thriller as it follows the efforts of a devoted pastor whose underground network serves as the only hope for North Koreans desperate to escape a life of oppression and to embrace a new world of freedom.


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Festivals and Awards

  • Audience Award Winner
    2023, Sundance Film Festival