24th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival
The Venerable W.
Wirathu, an influential and much-respected monk, is the embodiment of a shocking form of Buddhist nationalism in Myanmar, as he openly calls for the oppression and liquidation of the Muslim minority. This film provides an intimate insight of the background of an ethnic conflict, stirred up by proven propaganda methods, which chillingly parallels the current Islamophobia in Europe.
French actor and director Barbet Schroeder (1941) was born in Iran. The music for his debut film, More (1969), was composed by Pink Floyd. He has made more than twenty fiction and documentary films.
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|cast:||Maria de Meideros|
|producer:||Margaret Menegoz, Lionel Baier|
|photography:||Victoria Clay Mendoza|