While visiting the Swiss city of Interlaken, Samantha learns the art of chocolate making in a “funky” way. In Orange County, California Samantha learns about the Vietnamese community in the city of Westminster while making spring rolls.
Samantha begins her journey on a tour in Yeonnam-Dong, a re-purposed green space filled with a resurgence of diverse restaurants and coffee shops; visits the Korean Stone Art Museum and strolls through the Yeouido Cherry Blossom Festival.
Gil Won-Ok reading her speech in China, supported by a Cao Hei Mao and her daughter activist Meehyang Yoon. During World War II, the Imperial Japanese Army kidnapped approximately 200,000 young women and forced them into military sexual slavery as “comfort women.
For his second trip to South Korea, Joseph visits in winter and discovers that besides the many attractions of the capital city of Seoul, more treasures await in the countryside, including World Heritage temples and historic villages.
This two-part program, presented back-to-back, offers a unique insight into a conflict that saw East confront West, communism challenge liberal democracy and Korean fight Korean in a bloody civil war. It features first-hand accounts and recently discovered original color film to shed light on this historical event.