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Secret State of North Korea

FRONTLINE goes inside Kim Jong-un?s North Korea ? one of the world?s most isolated countries. Using undercover footage smuggled from inside the country, and dramatic stories from recent defectors, the film offers a rare glimpse of how some North Koreans are defying authority in a country where just being caught with illegal DVDs could mean immediate imprisonment.

Thursday, October 12 at 9:00 pm on 12.1

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Since 1983, FRONTLINE has served as American public television's flagship public affairs series. Hailed upon its debut on PBS as "the last best hope for broadcast documentaries," FRONTLINE's stature over 25 seasons is reaffirmed each week through incisive documentaries covering the scope and complexity of the human experience.