Scene from Comrade Kim Goes Flying
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The Pyongyang International Film Festival: Comrade Kim Goes Flying

24 September 2012 Last updated at 02:29 BST

The Pyongyang International Film Festival has opened in North Korea.

Held every two years, the festival offers North Koreans a chance to see a wide selection of foreign films.

Comrade Kim Goes Flying is the heart-warming tale of a young woman coalminer who dreams of becoming a trapeze artist. The romantic comedy is the first North Korean film to be co-produced with Western partners.

Tom Brook reports.