Keswick Peace and Human Rights
Saturday 1st March 10:00 am
Theatre by The Lake
They Call It Myanmar: Lifting the Curtain
Director: Robert H Liebermann Country: USA Cert: TBC. Year: 2012 Length: 84 mins.
Call it Myanmar speaks to ordinary Burmese citizens about life in their country under a regime so oppressive that only few faces are made visible to the camera, for fear of reprisal. Indeed, some of the production crew remain as ‘Anonymous’. One face that is shown is that of Aung San Suu Kyi who is eloquent in express-ing her frustrations and hopes for her country. “They Call It Myanmar” presents a sad and sobering glimpse at a stoic and long-suffering land. The Director Robert H Lieberman manages to capture the country’s beauty, along with the proud perseverance of its people. (Washington Post)
Discussion after the film with Anna Roberts, Executive Director of Burma Campaign UK.