Voices from Secret Burma

Documentary

Interview with Aung San Suu Kyi – a historical political manifestation.

Voices from Secret Burma

Voices from Secret Burma

Politics, democracy and human rights became her call in life, when she returned to Burma. Driven by her father’s history as a known reform politician, she created a political party and won by a landslide election in 1992. She was shortly thereafter imprisoned and put in house arrest for what turned out to be 15 years.

The feature offers an exclusive interview with Aung San Suu Kyi, which not only covers her personal and political fight for democracy, but also her personal costs. The feature also includes a unique reportage on young Burmesians fight against the regime, thirdly a reportage covering the consequences of the Western economical sanctions with ASSK featuring two leading politicians from the opposition, and fourthly a feature on the election and oppositional criticism on ASSKs party neglecting to run for parliament.

Producer Charlotte Harder
Produced by DR
Duration 24 min.
Year of Production 2011
Original Title Horisont: Det hemmelige Burma
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