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Refugee Perspectives on Peace and Conflict in Burma

Thelma Young

This short film looks at a rarely seen IDP camp (internally displaced persons) in northern Burma/Myanmar. A group of several hundred people from the Ta'ang ethnic group fled this year from fighting near their villages. This short film presents doubts and concerns of President's Thein Sein's peace plans with ethnic armed groups. With growing international attention and investment in Burma, it is important to hear from those most affected by conflict and questionable peace talks.

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  • Alessandra Rizzotti

    This is an amazing way to tell a story. I love the photographs juxtaposed with the voiceover. Well done. This is your film correct?

    • Thelma Young

      Yes this is my film. Glad you like it!

      • Alessandra Rizzotti

        It's amazing. Would love to see your other shorts on if you have any!