They Call It Myanmar

They Call It Myanmar

Lifting the Curtain

Downloadable Video - 2012
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Shot clandestinely over a three-year period in the second-most isolated country on the planet, Burma, They Call it Myanmar lifts the curtain to expose the everyday life in a country that has been held in the iron grip of a brutal military regime for 48 years.
Publisher: [United States] : Cinedigm : Made available through hoopla, 2012.
ISBN: 9781422922286
Branch Call Number: eVideo hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 video file (ca. 83 min.)) : sd., col.


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Apr 30, 2015

Beautiful cinematography. I'd've liked more of the Aung San Suu Kyi interview(s), if there was more footage, and much less of the very stereotypically centre-right white American male point of view in the narrative. Still worth watching but I would have rated it higher if the narration was a bit more neutral; I appreciate documentary filmmakers having points of view, but in my opinion the narration was presenting opinion as fact a lot of times.

btmslt May 14, 2013

An interesting look at one of the most isolated countries in the world. However, at times, it becomes too repititve and would have better a bit shorter.

Jan 19, 2013

A peek inside one of the most closed countries in the world. Very well done.


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