Screenshot from the film Burma Rebel Artist: Moe Thandar Aung. Watch this and seven other films on Cinemata.
February 2022 marks one year since the military seized control of the Myanmar government and derailed the country’s journey towards democracy. A year on, blatant human rights abuses continue to burden the people. Amid escalating threats to their digital rights, the people of Myanmar need support in sounding the alarm over the worsening human rights situation in the country.
EngageMedia has curated a playlist of films that shows the extent of rights abuses in the country, as well as courageous forms of resistance against the continuing infringement on people’s rights. Marking the one-year anniversary of the coup, “A Year of Resistance” turns the spotlight on the long-standing struggle of the people of Myanmar for democracy.
- Burma Rebel Artist: Moe Thandar Aung (Thet Oo Maung)
- Myanmar activists denounce selling of their data to military (Blood Money Campaign)
- Black Out (EngageMedia)
- Striving for Democracy: Burma’s Road to Freedom (Yerry Nikholas Borang)
- Digital Rights in Myanmar (Thet Oo Maung)
- Wake Up Myanmar (Turning Tables)
- Names and Faces of Myanmar’s Bloody Days (Blood Money Campaign)
- Wave (Yangon Film School)
This film collection is curated in solidarity with the people of Myanmar. In bringing the stories of unrest and atrocities to light, these films hope to inspire action and advocacy towards justice and freedom.