Written by Jack Bennett. New religious movements have surged in South Korea during the late twentieth century. These movements were shaped by the aftermath of the Korean War and US intervention, with churches working with and against the new government.
Written by Rebeka Luzaityte. The 2016 film, The Throne, examines the connections between Confucian virtues and filial relationships. Its take on the Joseon dynasty’s King Yeongjo reveals some of the agonising decisions required to maintain monarchical continuity.