When anybody ever hears South Korea, they immediately go into song and dance of their favorite K-Pop group. They are bombarded with images of their beloved K-Pop Idol and squeal in excitement. For others, they rave about their favorite K-Drama and how they relate to the protagonist's struggles with life and love. There's no denying that South Korean is home to some of the best forms of entertainment and is brimming with culture, both traditional and modern. South Korea's culture was developed from traditional Korean cultures. Since the division of Korea in 1948, South Korea went on its own path of cultural development away from North Korea. The industrialization, urbanization, and westernization of South Korea have been rapid and steady. This was especially the case with its capital city of Seoul that brought many changes to how Korean people live.
Just like any developing modern society, the country has made great strides in various fields. Of note is its technology and automobile industries which South Korea has made a name for itself globally. Another thing that South Korea is known is for is its entertainment industry. To be more specific, its thriving music and film scene. For the purpose of this discussion, we would like to focus on the latter. Aside from popular blockbuster movies, the country has produced some great Korean documentaries. These films explore its rich history from the Korean War to the development of its modern society. Interested in checking it out? Have a look at our list below where we name some of the most interesting documentaries about South Korea.
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