Streams

Burma Soldier

Friday, May 13, 2011

Filmmaker Annie Sundberg and Myo Myint Cho, the subject of their documentary "Burma Soldier," discuss the history of Burma from 1948. The film talks about when the country gained independence from Britain, and shows how it became the nation it is today.

Myo Myint Cho joined the Burmese Army at age 17 and supported the brutal military regime until he was injured by a land mine. He began an awakening that led him to join the pro-democracy movement."Burma Soldier" premieres May 18, at 9:00 pm, on HBO2.

Guests:

Myo Myint Cho and Annie Sundberg

Leave a Comment

Email addresses are required but never displayed.

Get the WNYC Morning Brief in your inbox.
We'll send you our top 5 stories every day, plus breaking news and weather.