Into the Current: Burma’s Political Prisoners (2012)

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A film about Bo Kyi, a former political prisoner who works to free his colleagues in Burma against the backdrop of the country’s non-violent political movement.



Democratic Voice of Burma


One World International Film Festival, Prague, Santa Barbara Film Festival, Freedom Film Festival, Malaysia, International Buddhist Film Festival, American Documentary Film Festival LA, Non-Violence International Film Festival in Canada, Seoul International Human Rights Film Festival, Korea, Village Doc Film Festival, Milan, Lucerne International Film Festival, Switzerland, Amnesty International Film Festival, Vancouver, Buddhist Film Festival, Netherlands, IKON International Film Festival, Cambodia, MOVE IT! Film Festival, Dresden, International Human Rights Film Festival, Albania, Lifescapes, Thailand. Free Your Mind Festival, Cambodia, American Indian Movement Film Festival, San Francisco, Movies that Matter Film Festival, the Netherlands.

Advocacy Screenings

Amnesty International, the Netherlands, Columbia University, Johns Hopkins University The George Washington University, Stanford University, UC Berkeley, Southern Illinois University, Human Rights Watch, George Mason University, Utah FIlm Center, World Affairs Council, Seattel. City College of San Francisco, Oakland Asian Cultural Center,

Film Information

Running time 76:00 (2012) Produced by Assistance Association for Political Prisoners, Burma

Director Jeanne Hallacy, Cinematographer Julian Hadden and Sai Kyaw Khaing , Editor Ken Schneider and Ellen Bruno

Languages: English and Burmese with English subtitles.

Available for streaming on Kanopy