Kimjongilia gets its world premiere here on Sunday [January 18] and examines life in North Korea as told by defectors, exposing the cult of personality surrounding the former premier Kim Il Sung and his son and current ruler Kim Jong Il. Heikin, a former dancer and performance artist, produced with Robert Pepin, Young-Sun Cho and David Novack and Kimjongilia was supported by the Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program.
'There is so little information flowing out of North Korea and NC has created a compelling piece of art that exposes the brutal repression and life in the country yet ultimately gives hope to us all,' Visit partner Sylvain Tron said.
The Immaculate Conception of Little Dizzle recieves its world premiere on Monday [January 19] and Visit will comence international sales at the EFM in Berlin next month.
The film focuses on a computer programmer who loses his job and finds work as a janitor where he gets entangled in a bizarre experiment where he and his fellow guinea pigs start to give birth to blue fish.
Peggy Case produced and the ensemble cast includes Marshall Allman, Natasha Lyonne, Tania Raymonde, Tygh Runyan, Matt Smith and Vince Vieluf.
Visit's Sundance slate includes Spectrum entry The Missing Person and You Won't Miss Me playing in New Frontier.