Dedicated to the heritage of lm, the Classics section showcases overlooked gems of cinema history— in particular, films by Asian auteurs. This year, the Festival brings to you canonical masterpieces from North Korea, Thailand, Malaysia and the U.S.

A Broad Bellflower

A paean to provincial self-sufficiency plays out amidst a pastoral love story in this D.P.R.K. propaganda film.

Dir. Jo Kyong-sun
North Korea (1987)