Going beyond the occasional news clip from Burma, the acclaimed filmmaker, Anders Ostergaard, brings us close to Burma s video journalists who insist on keeping up the flow of news from their closed country despite risking torture and life in jail. 'Joshua', age 27, is one of the young video journalists. With Joshua as the psychological lens, the Burmese condition is made tangible to a global audience so we can understand it, feel it, and smell it.
United Kingdom released, PAL/Region 2 DVD: LANGUAGES: Danish ( Dolby Digital 2.0 ), Czech ( Subtitles ), Danish ( Subtitles ), English ( Subtitles ), French ( Subtitles ), Spanish ( Subtitles ), Swedish ( Subtitles ), WIDESCREEN (1.85:1), SPECIAL FEATURES: Cast/Crew Interview(s), Interactive Menu, Scene Access, Trailer(s), SYNOPSIS: Armed with pocket-sized video cameras, a tenacious band of Burmese reporters face down death to expose the repressive regime controlling their country. Compiled from the shaky handheld footage, acclaimed filmmaker Anders Ostergaard's Burma VJ plays out as a real-life thriller as the Video-Journalists themselves become the target of the Burmese government. SCREENED/AWARDED AT: European Film Awards, Oscar Academy Awards, Sundance Film Festival, ...Burma VJ ( Burma VJ: Reporter i et lukket land ) ( Burma VJ: Reporting from a Closed Country )