How to kill Americans with geometry: A North Korean propaganda film for kids

The boy must save the day with a protractor

DPRK propoganda
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North Korean documentaries are en vogue now.

A friend passed me a roughly ten minute YouTube clip of a film produced in North Korea, still (according to the Snowden documents) a very opaque and difficult country to understand. Ostensibly shown to children at school, the film clip was posted to YouTube in 2007 and has nearly a million hits.

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