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Feature Article, Film Review Essay

YMCA Yagudan: (YMCA Baseball Team)

DIRECTED AND WRITTEN BY KIM HYŏNSŏK DISTRIBUTED BY STARMAX/MYUNG FILM DVD, 104 MINUTES, 2003 ENGLISH SUBTITLES* Reviewed by Jina E. Kim Although much that is written about Korean popular culture has revolved around Korean television drama, pop music, and film, a less explored arena is the relationship between sports and popular culture and history and popular culture. The film YMCA Baseball Team, a historical drama, presents the arrival of baseball in Kor...