You searched for:

Language
:
Karen (also in)
x
1 entry
Refine search
Browser-rss

Search Results:

Number
Remove Star
Title
Format
Year
Location & Availability
Call #
1.

Moving to Mars: A Million Miles From Burma

Loading...
Since the military coup of 1962, the Karen people of Burma have been a persecuted minority. Around 150,000 of them now live in refugee camps over the border in Thailand, which means that their journey is far from over. In this documentary Mat Whitecross, who directed The road to Guantánamo together with Michael Winterbottom, follows two Karen families who are moving to Sheffield, England. Thaw Htoo studied to be an engineer and married his piano teacher, but he cannot show us his diplomas -- together with his house, they went up in flames. Jo-Kae, a simple farmer, helped people escape from the junta, and his wife teaches kindergarten in the camp. In this documentary, politics are always in the background. Whitecross first gets us familiar with village life in the camp -- "a human com [...]
DVD
2010
Clemons (Stacks)