YouTube Premium is continuing its international programming push with Kwon Ji Yong Act III: Motte — a concert documentary featuring the iconic K-Pop artist G-Dragon.
The film will offer an intimate look behind G-Dragon’s final concert (‘Motte’ is an acronymn for ‘moment of truth, the end’) before he enlisted in February for military service, which is mandatory in Korea. G-Dragon, who rose to fame in the boy band BigBang, will provide a vulnerable look at the burdens of being K-Pop’s biggest solo artist, and his desire to be loved for his offstage identity. “I love that feeling of living my dream,” he says in the film’s trailer (below). “Occasionally, though, I feel lost in the blurred line between dream and reality.”
G-Dragon will be right at home on YouTube Premium, as he already boasts a massive presence on the platform, including 240 million views over the past year — 88% of which have come from outside South Korea, including the United States, Mexico, Japan, Thailand, and Vietnam. This is key given that YouTube Premium is not yet available in South Korea.
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Act III: Motte will premiere on the subscription service on Sept. 4 at 10 am ET.