Burma VJ - Reporting from a Closed Country

Screenings

2009 Season
London, New York

In 2007, Burma became headline news across the globe when peaceful Buddhist monks led a massive rebellion. More than 100,000 people took to the streets protesting the cruel dictatorship that has held the country hostage for more than 40 years. Foreign news crews were banned, the internet was shut down, and Burma was closed to the outside world. Enter the Democratic Voice of Burma, aka the Burma VJs. Compiled from their handheld footage, acclaimed filmmaker Anders

Filmmaker(s): 
Anders Østergaard
Year: 
2008
84m
Genre: 
Documentary