Burma VJ - Academy Award Nominee – Best Documentary Feature - UK film release

The co-operative presents A Film By ANDERS ØSTERGAARD

Armed with video-cameras a tenacious band of Burmese reporters face down death to expose the repressive regime controlling their country

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Press Reviews

 

The News of the World - Read full article - 19th July 2009

"Bravest film of the year" ****

 

The Observer - Read full article - 19th July 2009

"It demonstrates what can be done through the ingenious use of small cameras and mobile phones by brave, resourceful opponents of repressive regimes"

 

The Sunday Express - Read full article - 19th July 2009

"If you want to see some real cinematic heroes, watch the remarkable, gripping and moving documentary Burma VJ" *****

 

The Independent on Sunday - Read full article - 19th July 2009

"This gripping and important documentary uses their footage to tell the full story of the uprising, and the VJs' pivotal role."

 

The Daily Mirror - Read full article - 16th July 2009

"as gripping as any Hollywood thriller - and as heartbreaking as any weepie" *****

 

The Daily Telegraph - Read full article - 16th July 2009

"crucial testament to the will of a suffering people to ensure the world does not forget them. " ****

 

The Guardian - Read full article - 16th July 2009

"heart-wrenching" ****

 

The Independent - Read full article - 16th July 2009

"guerilla film-making of amazing courage"

 

Time Out - Read full article - 16th July 2009

"For truthseekers everywhere, 'Burma VJ' is simply unmissable." *****

 

Financial Times - Read full article - 16th July 2009

"Burma VJ is the week's hot spot." ****

 

The Times - Read full article - 16th July 2009

"painfully poignant"

 

The Daily Telegraph - Read full article - 11th July 2009

"Weaves the footage shot by DVB's reporters into a powerful narrative."

 

Empire - Read full article - July 2009

"Compelling and, for anyone who values truth, essential." *****

 

Total Film - Read full article - July 2009

"[has] unforgettable and powerful immediacy." ****

 

The Independent - Read full article - 26th June 2009

"As extraordinary a spectacle as you are likely to see all year."

 

The Times - Read full article - June 11th 2009

"A guerrilla portrait of a country in crisis and a testament to the power of citizen journalism."

 

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